New Mexico Marriage Laws

40-1-8 - Contracting or performing ceremony for unlawful marriage; penalty


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New Mexico Statutes Annotated ? Chapter 40: Domestic Affairs ? Article 1: Marriage in General

Contracting or performing ceremony for unlawful marriage; penalty


If any person prohibited from contracting marriage by the foregoing sections, shall violate the provisions thereof by contracting marriage contrary to the provisions of said sections, he or they shall be punished by fine on conviction thereof, in any sum not less than fifty dollars [($50.00)]; and every person authorized under the laws of this state to celebrate marriages, who shall unite in wedlock any of the persons whose marriage is declared invalid by the previous sections of this chapter, on conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not less than fifty dollars [($50.00)].

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