As a wedding officiant, the most important legal aspect of my service is correctly filling out the marriage license and making sure it is filed. A marriage license is one of the few requirements in Texas for a legal marriage.
Now, with the TWOTOGETHER program in Texas, you can save the $60 marriage license fee!
The website offers a list of providers. Some of the programs are free; others have a fee associated with them. Some are faith-based, others are not—so look carefully for a program that fits your needs. The programs range from single-day, to weekend retreats, to multi-week programs. If you have the time and inclination, taking a pre-marital counseling course could save you money!
Bonus: It waives the 3 day waiting period after you get the license—one less detail to worry about. As always, this advice comes with a caveat—read over the website carefully & make sure you are following all Texas state procedures, guidelines, and laws correctly!