Marriage preparation class offered in Duval County

Prepare for the long haul with your significant other by attending Before You Tie the Knot, a marriage preparation course offered in July at the Duval County Cooperative Extension Office. Couples that complete all three sessions will receive a $32.50 discount on their marriage license. The required three-day waiting period before applying for a license will also be waived.

The workshop will cover:

  • The 8 Needs of Every Partner, Parent, and Child
  • Positive Parenting
  • The 9 Communication Skills
  • Can We Argue?
  • Can We Talk?
  • Your Money Matters
  • Healthy Lifestyles

The class meets July 10, 17 and 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. There is a $20 registration fee. Registration deadline is July 5. Registration is available online. For more information contact Stephanie at