Wisconsin Marriage Laws

765.17 - Nonresident officiating person; sponsorship


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Wisconsin Statutes ? The Family ? Chapter 765: Marriage

Nonresident officiating person; sponsorship


Any member of the clergy, licentiate or appointee named in s. 765.16 who is not a resident of this state may solemnize marriages in this state if he or she possesses at the time of the marriage a letter of sponsorship from a member of the clergy of the same religious denomination or society who has a church in this state under his or her ministry.

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History: 1979 c. 32 ss. 48, 92 (2); 1979 c. 176; Stats. 1979 s. 765.17; 1981 c. 142; 1991 a. 315. "Church under his or her ministry" discussed. 60 Atty. Gen. 92.


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