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IC 31-11-8-3 - Marriage to close relative; marriages between cousins; exceptions


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Indiana Code - Title 31: Family Law and Juvenile Law - Article 11: Marriage - Chapter 8: Void Marriages

Marriage to close relative; marriages between cousins; exceptions


A marriage is void if the parties to the marriage are more closely related than second cousins. However, a marriage is not void if: (1) the marriage was solemnized after September 1, 1977; (2) the parties to the marriage are first cousins; and (3) both of the parties were at least sixty-five (65) years of age when the marriage was solemnized.

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As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.


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