Rhode Island Marriage Laws

15-1-5 - Bigamous marriages void ? Marriage of persons who are mentally incompetent


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State of Rhode Island General Laws ? Title 15: Domestic Relations ? Chapter 15-1: Persons Eligible to Marry

Bigamous marriages void ? Marriage of persons who are mentally incompetent


Any marriage, when either of the parties at the time of the marriage has a former wife or husband living who has not been, by final decree, divorced from that party, and any marriage where either of the parties is mentally incompetent at the time of the marriage, shall be absolutely void, and no life estate created by chapter 25 of title 33 shall be assigned to any widow in consequence of the marriage.

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(G.L. 1896, ch. 191, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 243, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 287, § 5; P.L. 1927, ch. 1066, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 415, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 15-1-5; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 19; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 19.)


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