Louisiana Marriage Laws

§241 - Premature ceremony prohibited


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Louisiana Revised Statutes - Title 9: Civil Code-Ancillaries - Code Title IV: Husband and Wife - Chapter 1: Marriage General Principles - Part IV: Delays and Ceremony - Subpart A: Seventy-Two Hour Delay

Premature ceremony prohibited


An officiant may not perform a marriage ceremony until seventy-two hours have elapsed since the issuance of the marriage license.

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Acts 1987, No. 886, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.


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