Nevada Marriage Laws

Nevada Revised Statutes 122.260 - Solemnization of marriage by unauthorized person or where legal impediment known; civil penalty; delegation of authority to hearing officer to determine violations and levy penalties.

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Solemnization of marriage by unauthorized person or where legal impediment known; civil penalty; delegation of authority to hearing officer to determine violations and levy penalties.

If any person undertakes to join others in marriage and is not lawfully authorized so to do, or knows of the existence of any legal impediment to the proposed marriage, the person shall be punished by a civil penalty of not more than $1,500. A board of county commissioners may enact an ordinance delegating to a hearing officer the authority to determine violations of this section and to levy civil penalties for those violations.

[12:33:1861; B § 205; BH § 481; C § 492; RL § 2348; NCL § 4060] — (NRS A 1967, 530; 2017, 1035; 2019, 457)

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