Arkansas Marriage Laws

9-11-210 - Bond of applicant

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Arkansas Code - Title 9: Family Law - Subtitle 2: Domestic Relations - Chapter 11: Marriage - Subchapter 2: License and Ceremony

Bond of applicant

(a) Any person applying for a license under the provisions of this act shall be required to enter into bond to the State of Arkansas in the penal sum of one hundred dollars ($100) for the use of and benefit of the general fund of the county to ensure that the parties applying have a lawful right to the license and that they will faithfully carry into effect and comply with the provisions of this act. (b) The bond shall be void when the license is duly returned to the office of the county clerk, duly executed and officially signed by someone authorized by law to solemnize the rites of matrimony.

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HISTORY: Acts 1875, No. 127, § 4, p. 260; C. & M. Dig., § 7061; Pope's Dig., § 9043; Acts 1983, No. 419, § 1; A.S.A. 1947, § 55-213; Acts 1999, No. 1540, § 1.

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