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Officials Who May Solemnize Marriages


Marriage Licenses

The Following Washtenaw County officials may be contacted to solemnize marriages within Washtenaw County. Mayors of cities located within Washtenaw County may solemnize marriages anywhere in Washtenaw County.

(Listed by location)

Please contact officials directly during normal business hours.


Service Center

4133 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor
(entrance off Hogback Road)

Hon. J. Cedric Simpson
District Judge

Telephone: 734-973-4880

Hon. Elisha Fink (by Appt. only)

Telephone: 734-973-4580


Ann Arbor City Hall

301 E. Huron, Ann Arbor

Mayor Christopher M. Taylor (City of Ann Arbor residents only by appointment)


Magistrate Tamara A. Garwood


Ypsilanti Township
7200 S. Huron Rive Dr., Ypsilanti

Magistrate Mark Nelson (Performs Ceremonies on Thursdays Only)

Telephone: 734-483-2330


Ypsilanti City Hall
1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti

Mayor Amanda Edmonds

Telephone: 734-483-1100



The following Washtenaw County residents are also available to solemnize marriages, their fees are not limited by the State.


Sally Ann Risser, Rev.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Betty Short, Rev.
Ypsilanti, Michigan

Mary Stevens, Rev.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Hillary A. Muscato, Min.
Grass Lake, Michigan

Karla Groesbeck, Rev.
Ann Arbor, MI

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