Indiana Code 31-11-4-11

Conditions precluding issuance of marriage license

A clerk of a circuit court may not issue a marriage license if either of the individuals who applies for the license: (1) has been adjudged to be mentally incompetent unless the clerk finds that the adjudication is no longer in effect; (2) is under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or a narcotic drug; or (3) is a lifetime sex or violent offender, unless the individual submits an affidavit stating under the penalties of perjury that the individual has provided written notice of the person's: (A) intent to marry; and (B) intended married name; to the local law enforcement authority in the county of conviction and in the person's county of residence.

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.244-2019, SEC.5.

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