Iowa Marriage Laws § 595.19Void marriages
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Iowa Code 595.19
1. Marriages between the following persons who are related by blood are void: a. Between a man and his father’s sister, mother’s sister, daughter, sister, son’s daughter, daughter’s daughter, brother’s daughter, or sister’s daughter. b. Between a woman and her father’s brother, mother’s brother, son, brother, son’s son, daughter’s son, brother’s son, or sister’s son. c. Between first cousins. 2. Marriages between persons either of whom has a husband or wife living are void, but, if the parties live and cohabit together after the death or divorce of the former husband or wife, such marriage shall be valid.
85 Acts, ch 99, §8; 94 Acts, ch 1023, §117
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