Charlotte County Online Premarital Preparation Course

Charlotte County Online Premarital Preparation Course, Wedding Venue and Marriage License Information

Welcome to the Charlotte County Online Premarital Preparation.

Take our Online Florida Premarital Course and avoid the three day wait and save $32.50 on your marriage license in Charlotte County.

To purchase your $19.99 Charlotte County online premarital preparation course, click here.

Here’s how it works:

The Charlotte County Courthouse will discount your marriage license application fee from $93.50 to $61.00 upon completing our online premarital preparation course. 

The cost of our the course is $19.99, so you will actually SAVE $12.51 on your marriage license and there will be no out of pocket cost.

Our Online Premarital Preparation Course for Charlotte County Covers the Following Cities and More:

  • Charlotte Harbor
  • Charlotte Park
  • Cleveland
  • Grove City
  • Harbour Heights
  • Manasota Key
  • Port Charlotte
  • Punta Gorda
  • Punta Gorda Isles
  • Rotanda
  • Solana
To purchase your $19.99 Charlotte County online premarital preparation course, click here.

Charlotte County Wedding Venue Information

Charlotte County has some of the most beautiful and picturesque locations in Florida to get married at. We have listed our Best Places to get married in Charlotte County:

1. Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club – Port Charlotte, FL

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2. Cypress M Ranch – Punta Gorda, FL

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3. Palm Island Resort – Palm Island, FL

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4. Holy Trinity Banquet Hall – Port Charlotte, FL

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Charlotte County Marriage License Information

  • Please refer to the Charlotte County Clerk of Court website for additional information. Questions regarding Marriage Licenses should be directed to the Clerk of the Circuit Court (941) 637-2240 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 p.m. http://www.co.charlotte.fl.us/Default.aspx
  • Additional Florida Premarital Preparation Online Course Information. Feel secure to know that we have met all of these requirements to provide this course for Charlotte County. 

 741.0305 Marriage fee reduction for completion of premarital preparation course.—

(1) A man and a woman who intend to apply for a marriage license under s. 741.04 may, together or separately, complete a   premarital preparation course of not less than 4 hours. Each individual shall verify completion of the course by filing with     the application a valid certificate of completion from the course provider, which certificate shall specify whether the course was completed by personal instruction, videotape instruction, instruction via other electronic medium, or a combination of those methods. All individuals who complete a premarital preparation course pursuant to this section must be issued a     certificate of completion at the conclusion of the course by their course provider. Upon furnishing such certificate when           applying for a marriage license, the individuals shall have their marriage license fee reduced by $32.50.

(2) The premarital preparation course may include instruction regarding:

(a) Conflict management.

(b) Communication skills.

(c) Financial responsibilities.

(d) Children and parenting responsibilities.

(e)  Data compiled from available information relating to problems reported by married couples who seek marital or                       individual counseling.

 (3) (a) All individuals electing to participate in a premarital preparation course shall choose from the following list of                       qualified instructors:

1. A psychologist licensed under chapter 490.

2. A clinical social worker licensed under chapter 491.

3. A marriage and family therapist licensed under chapter 491.

4. A mental health counselor licensed under chapter 491.

5. An official representative of a religious institution which is recognized under s. 496.404(19), if the representative has                 relevant training.

6. Any other provider designated by a judicial circuit, including, but not limited to, school counselors who are certified to             offer such courses. Each judicial circuit may establish a roster of area course providers, including those who offer the                       course on a sliding fee scale or for free.

(b) The costs of such premarital preparation course shall be paid by the applicant.

(4) Each premarital preparation course provider shall furnish each participant who completes the course with a certificate           of completion specifying the name of the participant and the date of completion and whether the course was conducted by               personal instruction, videotape instruction, or instruction via other electronic medium, or by a combination of these                         methods.

(5) All area course providers shall register with the clerk of the circuit court by filing an affidavit in writing attesting to the           provider’s compliance with the premarital preparation course requirements as set forth in this section and including the                 course instructor’s name and qualifications, including the license number, if any, or, if an official representative of a                         religious institution, a statement as to relevant training. The affidavit shall also include the addresses where the provider                 may be contacted.

History.—s. 5, ch. 98-403; s. 16, ch. 99-307.