Colorado Marriage Laws

14-2-110 - Prohibited marriages

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Colorado Revised Statutes - Title 14: Domestic Matters - Article 2: Marriage and Rights of Married Women - Part 1: Uniform Marriage Act

Prohibited marriages

(1) The following marriages are prohibited: (a) A marriage entered into prior to the dissolution of an earlier marriage of one of the parties, except a currently valid marriage between the parties; (b) A marriage between an ancestor and a descendant or between a brother and a sister, whether the relationship is by the half or the whole blood; (c) A marriage between an uncle and a niece or between an aunt and a nephew, whether the relationship is by the half or the whole blood, except as to marriages permitted by the established customs of aboriginal cultures. (2) Children born of a prohibited marriage are legitimate.

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Source: L. 73: R&RE, p. 1019, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 90-1-10. L. 78: (1)(b) amended, p. 262, § 47, effective May 23. L. 93: (1)(a) amended, p. 438, § 4, effective July 1.

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