Georgia Marriage Laws

§ 19-3-43 - Marriage in another state; effect in this state

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Georgia Code Annotated - Title 19: Domestic Relations - Chapter 3: Marriage Generally - Article 2: License and Ceremony

Marriage in another state; effect in this state

All marriages solemnized in another state by parties intending at the time to reside in this state shall have the same legal consequences and effect as if solemnized in this state. Parties residing in this state may not evade any of the laws of this state as to marriage by going into another state for the solemnization of the marriage ceremony.

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HISTORY: Orig. Code 1863, § 1668; Code 1868, § 1709; Code 1873, § 1710; Code 1882, § 1710; Civil Code 1895, § 2424; Civil Code 1910, § 2943; Code 1933, § 53-214.

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