Wedding Gift Ideas for Justice of the Peace Ceremonies

by Yvonne Van Damme ; Updated September 28, 2017

Give the couple a thoughtful wedding gift.

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People choose to have a small justice of the peace ceremony for various reasons. Perhaps it's financial or the couple doesn't want a large, fussy wedding. When a couple has a large wedding they often receive many generous gifts. Gifts for a couple marrying at justice of the peace shouldn't be any different.

Linens

A high quality set of white or cream table linens makes a great wedding gift. Choose neutral colors as they can be used any time and can be combined with other colors of linen. Ivory colored linen tablecloths, napkins and table runners can be use for a multitude of occasions.

Platters

Classic platters made of glass, crystal or silver are another wedding gift idea. The type that you choose depends on your budget and the style of the couple. Platters are used at holidays, dinner parties and home decorating. They are a versatile wedding gift that will be appreciated. Give a set of three if possible.

Cash

Cash is also and option for a wedding gift. This is especially true for a couple having a justice of the peace ceremony. If the couple does not have a bridal registry, cash is one way to give them a gift you know they'll appreciate. The actual amount you give depends on your own budget.

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Yvonne Van Damme is a freelance writer based in Seattle. She has been writing for several years with a focus on criminal justice and legal topics. In addition to various websites, she has been published in several academic journals. Van Damme holds a Bachelor of Arts in law, society and justice and sociology from the University of Washington.