General Statutes of Connecticut 46b-20a
Eligibility to marry.
A person is eligible to marry if such person is:
(1) Not a party to another marriage, or a relationship that provides substantially the same rights, benefits and responsibilities as a marriage, entered into in this state or another state or jurisdiction, unless the parties to the marriage will be the same as the parties to such other relationship;
(2) At least eighteen years of age;
(3) Except as provided in section 46b-29, not under the supervision or control of a conservator; and
(4) Not prohibited from entering into a marriage pursuant to section 46b-21.
(P.A. 09-13, S. 4; P.A. 16-66, S. 21; P.A. 17-54, S. 1.); HB06569 Eff July 1, 2023
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Application for license
Marriage of persons related by consanguinity or affinity prohibited.
Refusal to solemnize or participate in ceremony solemnizing a marriage on religious grounds.
Joining persons in marriage knowingly without authority.
License. Period of validity. Penalty for solemnization without license. Validity of marriage ceremony.
Validation of marriages occurring in town other than town where license issued.
Validity of marriages celebrated in a foreign country.
Recognition of marriages and other relationships entered into in another state or jurisdiction.
Recognition by another state or jurisdiction of marriages entered into in this state.
Marriage of persons under conservatorship.
Copy of law to applicants.
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Effect of marriage equality law on provision of adoption, foster care or social services by religious organization.
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Validation of marriages performed by unauthorized justice of the peace or family support referee.
Prior divorce in another state or country. Validity of marriage in this state.
Recognition of marriages entered into at Mashantucket Pequot reservation or Mohegan reservation.
Refusal to provide services or accommodations related to the solemnization or celebration of a marriage on religious grounds.
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