Every wedding is unique and different.
As an officiant and father of an engaged daughter, I see that the details of planning a wedding can seem overwhelming. However, it need not be this way. I recently came across a wedding planning guide that was published by Real Simple. This guide can be tailored and adapted to suit your needs.
The guide mentions the need to book an officiant 16 to 9 months in advance. I cannot stress enough how important this is. Even though I do have a fair number of last minute weddings, it is so much better (and less stressful) to plan before the last minute.