jpUS Membership
Justices of the Peace of the U.S.
 

Why join?      Who can join?     Cost of Membership     Testimonials   jpUS Code of Ethics     
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    in Connecticut    in Vermont   in All Other States

www.jpUS.org is the first multi-state directory of Justices of the Peace. It began in Connecticut in 2001, and  as many members now hail from Massachusetts and New Hampshire, with some from Vermont, Maine, California and a few other states... and counting!   www.jpUS.org  aims to become the premier association representing the interests of Justices of the Peace nationally.                     

 
A companion website, www.findajp.com, is where people seeking a Justice of the Peace find one who meets their needs.

Why join? 

Benefits of membership in www.jpUS.org include:

a featured listing on findaJP.com. where you may advertise your services and increase your exposure.  In addition to the services you offer, your listing may include:
  • foreign languages spoken, political party affiliation, ethnicity, religion, your website address
  • your own photo 
  • other comments about yourself,
potential clients will be assured of your integrity based upon the Code of Ethics that jpUS members agree to abide by

couples contact you directly

the opportunity to be listed in town directories in addition to your primary town (additional fee)

the option of adding a Photo Gallery/Video page -- like having your own website, with photos and captions of weddings you have performed or video-- your choice. Additional charge: $25 per photo or video, five for $100.

another option is the works: your own web page, an extension of your main listing, where you can talk to your heart's content about your wedding philosophy or anything else and include testimonials from satisfied clients. One-time fee: $100

discounts on merchandise for JPs and wedding officiants 

for new members, a distinctive Justice of the Peace lapel pin
 
Who can join?

To qualify for membership, you must be a registered Justice of the Peace in one of the 50 states and agree to uphold the jpUS Code of Ethics.

Cost*

1 Year $60. Reduced rates for multiple years

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in Connecticut    in Vermont   in All Other States

Testimonials

Read what our members say... and then join!

from Massachusetts:
"I received my first couple from your site.  I wish I'd joined 9 years ago.  Oh well, better late then never." Jodi Paris Anastos, Salem

"Your website has proven valuable to my JP business."  Hon. Marie Sherman,  Brewster

"The website is working.  I got two requests for weddings this weekend.  One on the phone and one via e-mail."                  Patricia Cohen, Marblehead

"I would like to let you know that the majority of my weddings, probably 97%, have come from FindaJP.  Thank you for everything!"    Denise Vasko, Fitchburg

"Thank you so much for providing us with such a wonderful service! It certainly beats advertising in the yellow pages!!!!"  Donna A. McMillan, Fitchburg

"Your website, your helpful information, as well as your expertise, has been nothing but helpful to me.  It is, quite frankly, keeping me very, very busy!   Carol Merletti, Malden

"I have found that being a featured JP has really helped a lot and I appreciate that."     Claire Watts, Cape Cod

"I have great results with your website. jpUS is the best move I made for myself."  Ellen Clinton, Rockland

"Of course I want to renew!  I know your listing is helping my business."  Rona Turano, Arlington


from Connecticut:

""Hooray, I would like to share that I got my first inquiry due to your website listing." Kiomary Sotillo, New Haven

"Appreciate your site bringing me great couples." Kathleen Worthington, Woodbridge

"I am very pleased I am part of your organization and plan on staying for a long time." Sandy J. Ouellette, Putnam

"Many thanks, and let me say a lot of folks have found me on your web site!  Larry Gemma

"I have been extremely happy with the website, that is where all my referrals have come from. Thank you." Carol Schweitzer-Schilling, Rockfall

"Since I joined the 'Club' it is True: it Pays to advertise. Thomas O. ( Mack) McEvoy,  Woodbury

"The addition of my picture to my listing has made a big difference in the volume of inquiries that I receive.  Couples have told me that the reason they chose me is because I 'look friendly'.  findajp is still the best bet and great bargain!"   Janice Favreau, South Windsor

"Being a novice it is nice to know there is expertise out there to assist.  Thank you for a wonderful service."  Pat Johnson, New Britain

"My mom has seen a big increase in business since being featured in just  the Middletown directory. With all the other area towns, she is going to be a really busy lady! You have a wonderful site."  Lea Tomaszewski, Middletown

"Thanks for ALL your help...I attribute a lot of my success at this to FINDAJP. Still my largest volume source."  Mary Pugh, Norwalk

"The listing on the web page looks great. Thanks for doing such a terrific job! "    Chris Alexy

"I have already received two inquiries in just one week requesting my services as a JP. Seems to me that the page does pull."  Jef Hamelin, Meriden

"Being on your website is a big plus for people to find me or if they found me, it is a chance to 'meet' me visibly before actually meeting me."      Howard Diamond, Fairfield

"I have received quite a bit of business from your website.  I don't pretend to know how certain sites come up on a search engine but yours does come up near the top. Thank you."  Laura A. McGeachy, Stamford

"Thanks again. I've booked 6 weddings off the findaJP website"           Steven Mitchell, Simsbury

"Your website keeps the inquiries coming consistently."  Joe Casso, Kensington

"Thanks for this great site!"  Linda Calabrese, Tolland 


from New Hampshire:
"THANK YOU!!!!! Your site is the BEST!!! First thing that comes up on a search."         Mike Coyle, Nashua

"It's a pleasure to be part of your organization. I have received most of my leads from brides and grooms that have visited your site." Jeffrey M DeMarco, Esq, Hampton Falls

"Leads from findaJP.com continue to come through daily. I am most grateful for my opportunities!"      Sharon Curole, Manchester

"Just wanted to write and say the site is great, I've gotten a bunch of really good leads so far."  George Jack, Concord

"I love the caliber of people your website affords me - a wide and diverse group of people, both old and young."  Jane Rokes, Keene

"I have had 7 weddings since joining your site and many lined up for the summer.  Thanks so much." Linda Abbott, Penacook

"In talking to people I have married, I have found that most of my referrals have come from findajp.com.  In looking at the small cost of what I have spent for my listing, I have had returns many, many times over!  Thank you!"       Dave Berman, Rumney

"From the time I initially joined a year ago, I have received many more quality leads from your website than from any others that I am listed on, and have converted more of those to actual weddings as well. I appreciate your service and I thank you for making it possible for me to grow my practice far faster than I would have imagined."  Steven M. Dembow, Merrimack

from Kentucky
"Time does fly when you are having fun. I just renewed my membership. I have done five weddings with one scheduled for later this month. I have received quite a few calls but they were just too far away. The only advertising that I do is your web site, so I know people are using your site."  Jim Gruenke, Mayfield

jpUS Code of Ethics

Members of jpUS must agree to abide by the following Code of Ethics:

As a member of the Justice of the Peace Association of the U.S. (jpUS.org), having accepted the responsibility of the office of Justice of the Peace, in order to faithfully discharge my duties with both competence and integrity, I resolve that I will adhere to the following standards of conduct:

To execute the statutes of the State in which I am empowered, as promised when I took the oath of office
To perform all tasks and responsibilities to the best of my ability
To complete and submit all documentation accurately, on time and to the proper authorities
To be honest with my clients and to act in their best interests
To charge a fee for my services that reflects my expertise, effort, time and involvement in the preparation and performance of my duties and that is in compliance with state statute, if applicable
To always act in a manner that reflects favorably on myself, my office, and the Justice of the Peace Association.