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Alaska Statutes 25.05.281 - Marriage solemnized by unauthorized person.

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Marriage solemnized by unauthorized person.

After a license has been obtained, a marriage solemnized before a person professing to be a person authorized to solemnize marriages in the state under AS 25.05.261(a) is valid regardless of a lack of power or authority in the person, if the marriage is consummated with a belief on the part of the persons so married, or either of them, that they have been lawfully joined in marriage.

(§ 1 ch 58 SLA 1963; am § 3 ch 20 SLA 2018)

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