Virginia Marriage Laws

20-28 - Penalty for celebrating marriage without license


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Code of Virginia ? Title 20: Domestic Relations ? Chapter 2: Marriage Generally

Penalty for celebrating marriage without license


If any person knowingly perform the ceremony of marriage without lawful license, or officiate in celebrating the rites of marriage without being authorized by law to do so, he shall be confined in jail not exceeding one year, and fined not exceeding $500.

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(Code 1919, § 4542.)


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