Oklahoma Marriage Laws

Oklahoma Statutes ? Title 43: Husband and Wife 43-14 - Penalty for performing unlawful marriage

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Penalty for performing unlawful marriage

Any minister of the Gospel, or other person authorized to solemnize the rites of matrimony within this state, who shall knowingly solemnize the rites of matrimony between persons prohibited by this chapter, from intermarrying shall be deemed guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) and imprisonment in the State Penitentiary not less than one (1) year nor more than five (5) years.

R.L. 1910, § 3896. Amended by Laws 1997, c. 133, § 461, eff. July 1, 1999; Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 335, eff. July 1, 1999.

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