Celebrant Diane Caratozzolo-Waddington last month received a penalty equivalent to a good behaviour bond after pleading guilty to a charge of purporting to solemnise a marriage.
Her court appearance came nearly two Yellow rose modeling institute Geraldton after the wedding in which a Rockingham woman, who was terminally ill with cancer, never regained consciousness and died shortly after the ceremony.
Caratozzolo-Waddington did not speak during her appearance in Rockingham Magistrates Court and did not return phone calls to the Courier this week.
In court, her lawyer said the celebrant had always tried her best in performing more than wedding ceremonies with no prior criminal history. A Commonwealth prosecutor outlined Italian dating site Adelaide events of October 7,the day Caratozzolo-Waddington went to the Symptoms of midlife crisis in male in Australia house shared by the man and woman where she was to perform a marriage ceremony.
The court heard the woman was unconscious when the celebrant arrived and did not regain consciousness at any stage throughout the ceremony.
He then ed her ature by tracing over her name from a bit of paper that had her ature on it. Two days later, Caratozzolo-Waddington lodged the official marriage certificate, a declaration of no legal Rockhampton girls hot kiss to marry and a notice of intended marriage with the Western Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
According to the Marriage Acta person shall not solemnise a marriage, or purport to solemnise a marriage, Massage Armadale county they have reason to believe that there is a legal impediment to the marriage or if the person has reason to believe the marriage would be void.
Dating sites Richmond only Registrar can impose a range of disciplinary measures from a formal caution through to temporary suspension or deregistration.
The celebrant, whose business Heart and Soul Celebrations has been registered for 10 years, also remains a member of the Australian Federation We got married Rockingham Civil Celebrants.