Washington DC Marriage Laws

46-404 - Persons allowed to institute annulment proceedings


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Washington DC Code ? Title 46: Domestic Relations ? Subtitle 1: General ? Chapter 4: Marriage

Persons allowed to institute annulment proceedings


A proceeding to declare the nullity of a marriage may be instituted in the case of an infant under the age of consent by such infant, through a next friend, or by the parent or guardian of such infant; and in the case of an idiot or lunatic, by next friend. But no such proceedings shall be allowed to be instituted by any person who, being fully capable of contracting a marriage, has knowingly and wilfully contracted any marriage declared illegal by the foregoing sections.

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CREDIT(S) (Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1392, ch. 854, § 1286; June 30, 1902, 32 Stat. 543, ch. 1329.) HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 30-104. 1973 Ed., § 30-104. DC CODE § 46-404 Current through January 11, 2012


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