On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges made marriage equality the law of the land. Sadly, some marriage officiants continue to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary and queer couples. Indeed, sometimes loving couples share their painful stories about officiants refusing to perform their ceremony. With this in mind, letting LGBTQ couples know that you are inclusive can alleviate any unease they may have before they contact you. Code of Ethics Of course you welcome all couples. After all, you are a member of the Justice of the Peace Association. In other words, as a member . . .
Articles to improve your JPus experience and maximize the power of your membership
Support Topic: Client Contact
The Justice of the Peace Association is driven to help our members succeed. First identify your professional goals. Then follow this guide to help determine which membership level is right for you. Evaluate Your Needs Whether you are a new member and just joining our ranks, or have been with us from the early days, it is always good to evaluate your needs to make sure you are getting what you need. Marriage officiants join the Justice of the Peace Association to stay up-to-date with news and training, and be on top of local and regional practices. We help the professional stay current . . .
Staying connected with JPus and findaJP through social media networks has many benefits. Active engagement with social media is an important aspect of every business - that includes JPus, findaJP and your JP biz, too. You don't need to be involved on every platform, but pick one or two and dig in! And, while you're there, be sure to follow, like and love our pages, too. JPus Social Media Platforms It's all about the officiant. Content just for you! A members-only Facebook group provides a forum for members to ask questions of one another, brainstorm ideas and share stories. The . . .
Couples Who Click, Click with Their Perfect Officiant Most couples, when they reach out to an officiant on findaJP, only contact one. They read through the profiles until they feel a connection with a JP or notary. And then they send them a note or make a call. We know this because when couples use the findaJP contact form, a copy is sent to JPus. Here is a sampling of recent messages. Note how they feel a connection to the JP before reaching out: "I found you through this website and see you have a great background of yourself and . . .
We have identified a bug in some email programs that ignores the "Reply-To" contact and requires the couple's email address to be manually entered. For members using the affected email programs, clicking reply on a couple’s “Contact JP” message sends their response to email@example.com instead of to the client’s email address. This issue is only impacting a small number of members and is generated by these member's email program. The good news is these emails are not lost. Since they go to firstname.lastname@example.org we can (and do) forward these messages back to the impacted JPus members. If you receive a . . .
AVOID SPAM We know you don’t want to ever miss an email from a couple who is considering choosing you to be their Justice of the Peace, and neither do we. But SPAM and JUNK filters can sometimes make this a bit a tricky. Here at JPus we are constantly working to improve the likelihood that couples will see your profile and reducing the risk of lost contacts. But we cannot do it alone. Adding admin@findaJP.com and admin@JPus.org as safe senders helps ensure contacts go where they belong, Your inbox! RECEIVE IMPORTANT EMAIL FROM FINDAJP.COM AND JPUS.ORG When a prospect fills . . .