Rhode Island Marriage Laws

State of Rhode Island General Laws 15-3-17 - Court orders regarding invalid marriages.

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Court orders regarding invalid marriages.

If, as the result of a court decision pursuant to chapter 6 of title 11, chapters 1 – 3 of this title, or chapter 3 of title 23, any marriage which has occurred in Rhode Island is declared invalid, the court shall order the state registrar of vital records to mark "invalid" the original marriage record on file at the division of vital records and to note the invalidity of the marriage on all other files or references to the marriage.

(P.L. 1983, ch. 198, § 1.)

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