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Kentucky Revised Statutes 402.005 - Definition of marriage

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Definition of marriage

As used and recognized in the law of the Commonwealth, "marriage" refers only to the civil status, condition, or relation of one (1) man and one (1) woman united in law for life, for the discharge to each other and the community of the duties legally incumbent upon those whose association is founded on the distinction of sex.

History: Created 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 258, sec. 4, effective July 15, 1998.

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