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2020 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

MARRIAGE

See also ANNULMENT; DISSOLUTION OF ; LEGAL SEPARATION

Age

Insufficient grounds for annulment, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.04

Proof of age, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.02

Underage, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.02

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Antenuptial agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 519.11

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2020 501A.04

Bigamy, Minn. Statutes 2020 609.355

Breach of contract, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2020 553.01 to 2020 553.03

Breach of marriage promise, Minn. Statutes 2020 553.01 to 2020 553.03

Ceremonies, see Solemnization under this topic

Certificates and certification

Amendment, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.2181

Applicants, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.223

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.101, 2020 600.20

Corrections, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.2181

Credentials of clergy, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.05

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.223, 2020 517.10, 2020 517.13, 2020 517.18

Prima facie evidence of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2020 600.20

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10, 2020 517.13, 2020 517.18

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.223

Security of vital records system, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.2131

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.13, 2020 517.14, 2020 517.18

Vital records, marriage certificates defined as, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.212

Change of name

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2020 259.115, 2020 259.13, 2020 517.08, 2020 609B.612, 2020 609B.613

Marriage license applications, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Civil marriages, construction of law, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.23

Cohabitation, see COHABITATION

Community property, see COMMUNITY PROPERTY

Consent

Capacity lacking annulment, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.02

Developmentally disabled wards, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.03

Parties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Consummation, physical capacity lacking, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.02

Contracts and agreements

Breach of marriage promise, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2020 553.01 to 2020 553.03

Civil marriages, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.23

Husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2020 519.06

Marriage defined as civil contract, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2020 513.01

Conveyances, husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2020 519.03, 2020 519.04, 2020 519.07

Convicted persons, child custody, effect, Minn. Statutes 2020 257.026

Criminal sexual conduct, consent, and social relationship of parties, Minn. Statutes 2020 609.341

Definitions

Civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.23

Domestic relations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Intestate estates, Minn. Statutes 2020 524.2-201

Developmentally disabled persons

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 246.01, 2020 252A.111, 2020 517.03

Licenses, see same under this topic

Wards, consent, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.03

Divorce, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Evidence of

Admissions, Minn. Statutes 2020 602.02

Cohabitation, Minn. Statutes 2020 602.02

Marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2020 600.20

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2020 609.83

Fees, marriage licenses, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Forms, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Gender-neutral language, civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.201

Illegal marriages, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.14

Income taxes, determination of marriage, Internal Revenue Code, Minn. Statutes 2020 289A.08

Lawsuits, right of action abolished, Minn. Statutes 2020 553.01 to 2020 553.03

Licenses

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.02, 2020 517.03, 2020 517.08

Convicted persons, change of name, Minn. Statutes 2020 259.115, 2020 259.13, 2020 517.08, 2020 609B.612, 2020 609B.613

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 485.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Obtaining, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.07

Required, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Saint Louis County, deputy court administrator, Minn. Statutes 2020 484.44

Marital privilege of witnesses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 595.02

Prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2020 609.326

Marriage of parents after birth of child, replacement birth records, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.218

Married persons, patients bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2020 144.651

Missing persons, dissolution if declared dead, Minn. Statutes 2020 578.19

Null and void

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.01

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.02

Irregularity of officiating person, exception, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.16

Marriages subsequent to April 26, 1941, unlawfully contracted, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Prohibited marriages, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01, 2020 517.03, 2020 518.01

Oaths

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.06

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.06, 2020 517.08

Parent and child relationship, not dependent on marriage, Minn. Statutes 2020 257.53

Policy of state

Breach of contract to marry, Minn. Statutes 2020 553.01

Same-sex marriages, Minn. Statutes 2020 363A.27

Premarital education, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Previous marriage, null and void status, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.01

Prohibited marriages

Contract violations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.03

Null and void, Minn. Statutes 2020 518.01

Promise of marriage, coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2020 611A.80 to 2020 611A.88

Records and record keeping

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10, 2020 517.13, 2020 517.18

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Remarriage, see REMARRIAGE

Same sex-civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.201

Same-sex marriages, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2020 363A.27

Solemnization

Court commissioners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.04, 2020 517.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.04, 2020 517.09, 2020 517.10

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.06, 2020 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.06, 2020 517.08

Performing, Minn. Statutes 2020 484.62, 2020 489.02

Religious organizations and societies, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.18

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.15

Validity, irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.16

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.14

Witnesses authorized, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01, 2020 517.09, 2020 517.18

Status of spouses, separation, effect on trusts, Minn. Statutes 2020 501C.1207

Validity

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.20

Irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.16

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.07

Violations and penalties

Ceremony, unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.15

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2020 609.83

Licenses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.08

Solemnization, violations, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.15

Void marriages, see Null and void under this topic

Witnesses

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2020 517.01, 2020 517.09, 2020 517.18