Washington DC Marriage Laws

46-405.01 - Recognition of Marriages from Other Jurisdictions

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

Recognition of Marriages from Other Jurisdictions

A marriage legally entered into in another jurisdiction between 2 persons of the same sex that is recognized as valid in that jurisdiction, that is not expressly prohibited by §§ 46-401.01 through 46-404, and has not been deemed illegal under § 46-405, shall be recognized as a marriage in the District.

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CREDIT(S) (Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1392, ch. 854, § 1287a, as added July 7, 2009, D.C. Law 18-9, § 3(b), 56 DCR 3797; Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-110, § 2(c), 57 DCR 27.) HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-110 substituted ?§§ 46-401.01? for ?§§ 46-401?. Legislative History of Laws For Law 18-9, see notes following § 46-401. For Law 18-110, see notes following § 46-401. DC CODE § 46-405.01 Current through January 11, 2012

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