Texas Marriage Laws

Sec. 2.207 - MARRIAGE CONDUCTED AFTER LICENSE EXPIRED; PENALTY


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TEXAS STATUTES - FAMILY CODE - TITLE 1. THE MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP - SUBTITLE A. MARRIAGE - CHAPTER 2. THE MARRIAGE RELATIONSHIP - SUBCHAPTER C. CEREMONY AND RETURN OF LICENSE

MARRIAGE CONDUCTED AFTER LICENSE EXPIRED; PENALTY


(a) A person who is to conduct a marriage ceremony shall determine whether the license has expired from the county clerk's endorsement on the license. (b) A person who conducts a marriage ceremony after the marriage license has expired commits an offense. An offense under this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than $200 and not more than $500.

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Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, Sec. 1, eff. April 17, 1997.


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