Civil Celebrants

Our office does not provide "Justice of the Peace" services at the Courthouse for immediate unions. 

If you do not have someone to perform your ceremony, you can contact a civil celebrant that has been authorized by our court on the list below. 
Civil celebrants for Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg include: 

 Name  Phone Number(s) Email  Languages Spoken
 Wayne Harper
 Bonnie Simmons540-434-1006; 540-271-2096simm03@verizon.netEnglish  
 Eddie Ney540-433-0208; 540-705-6007neye6339@gmail.comEnglish
 Umar Ali540-560-9160umarfali77@gmail.comEnglish, Spanish, Urdo
 Tina Abreu540-282-7258civil.tabreu@gmail.comEnglish, Spanish

§ 20-27. Fee for Celebrating Marriage

Any person authorized under § 20-25 to celebrate the rites of marriage shall be permitted to charge the parties a fee for the ceremony not to exceed $75 for each ceremony. Such person and parties may negotiate payment for any additional services agreed to by the celebrant and the parties. Additionally, such person shall be permitted to charge the parties travel expenses to and from the marriage site. If conveyance is by public transportation, reimbursement shall be at the actual cost thereof. If conveyance is by private transportation, reimbursement shall be at the rate specified in the current general appropriations act of the Commonwealth. In either event, the actual cost of the ceremony together with travel expenses shall be given to the parties at least three days prior to the marriage ceremony.