Retired Judge Nancy Waites
Lake & Northern Cook County Wedding Officiant

Judge Waites knows that wedding ceremonies should reflect the uniqueness of each couple and their love for one another.

Traditional ceremonies, same sex marriages, civil unions, location specific, inside and outdoor weddings, Judge Waites has done them all.

Let’s Make it Your Way. It’s Your Wedding.

Let's discuss your specific needs in an introductory email or telephone conference.


We loved having Nancy preside over our wedding! Just looking through these photos now is bringing back such great memories. By the way, you can add dangerous to your list of types of ceremonies by showing you were willing to stand under a makeshift wreath of dried flowers!

- James & Sarah