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Weddings

Wedding ceremonies may be performed at the Dakota County Courthouse or another location.  To schedule a date or discuss services please contact a Judge or the Court Administrator listed below.   

A fee may be charged for this service, this should be discussed when you schedule the wedding with the Judge.

On the day of the wedding you will need to bring along:

  • Your marriage license,
  • Legal identification, and
  • Two witnesses who are age 16 or older.

Court Administrator:

  • Maria Jost - (651) 438-8182

Judges:

  • Judge Jerome Abrams** - (612) 308-2100
  • Judge Eric Braaten - (612) 554-0185
  • Judge Joseph Carter - (651) 983-9147
  • Judge Lawrence Clark - (651) 267-4800
  • Judge Colleen King - (952) 496-8220
  • Judge Caroline Lennon - (952) 496-8219
  • Judge Kevin Mark - (651) 380-2924
  • Judge Cynthia McCollum - (952) 891-7563
  • Judge Leslie Metzen** - (651) 470-9233 - W & E only
  • Judge Ann Offermann - (952) 240-2941- Call or Text
  • Judge Richard Perkins - (507) 665-6103
  • Judge Richard Spicer* - (651) 238-9470
  • Judge Tim Wermager - (651) 438-3132
  • Judge Christian Wilton - (952) 496-8224
W & E only - judge will perform weddings on weekends and evenings only.
* also offers ceremony in Spanish (Judge does not speak Spanish)
** Spanish speaking/Se habla espanõl