Kentucky Marriage Laws

402.040 - Marriage in another state


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Kentucky Revised Statutes - Title XXXV: Domestic Relations - Chapter 402: Marriage - Out-of-State Marriages

Marriage in another state


(1) If any resident of this state marries in another state, the marriage shall be valid here if valid in the state where solemnized, unless the marriage is against Kentucky public policy. (2) A marriage between members of the same sex is against Kentucky public policy and shall be subject to the prohibitions established in KRS 402.045.

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Effective: July 15, 1998 History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 258, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1998. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 2101.


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