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2010 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

MARRIAGE

See also ANNULMENT; DISSOLUTION OF ; SEPARATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Age

Insufficient grounds for annulment, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.04

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.02

Underage, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.02

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Antenuptial agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 519.11

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2010 501A.04

Bigamy, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.355

Breach of contract, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2010 553.01 to 2010 553.03

Breach of marriage promise, Minn. Statutes 2010 553.01 to 2010 553.03

Ceremonies, see Solemnization under this topic

Certificates and certification

Applicants, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.223

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.101, 2010 600.20

Credentials of clergy, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.05

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.223, 2010 517.10, 2010 517.13, 2010 517.18

Prima facie evidence of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2010 600.20

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10, 2010 517.13, 2010 517.18

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.223

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.13, 2010 517.14, 2010 517.18

Vital records, marriage certificates defined as, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.212

Change of name

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2010 259.115, 2010 259.13, 2010 517.08, 2010 609B.612, 2010 609B.613

Marriage license applications, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Cohabitation, see COHABITATION

Consent

Capacity lacking annulment, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.02

Developmentally disabled wards, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.03

Parental, for person age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.02

Parties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Persons age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.02

Consummation, physical capacity lacking, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.02

Contracts and agreements

Breach of marriage promise, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2010 553.01 to 2010 553.03

Husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2010 519.06

Marriage defined as civil contract, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2010 513.01

Conveyances, husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2010 519.03, 2010 519.04, 2010 519.07

Convicted persons, child custody, effect, Minn. Statutes 2010 257.026

Criminal sexual conduct, consent, and social relationship of parties, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.341

Defense of Marriage Act, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.03

Definitions

Domestic relations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Intestate estates, Minn. Statutes 2010 524.2-201

Developmentally disabled persons

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 246.01, 2010 252A.111, 2010 517.03

Licenses, see same under this topic

Spousal visits, protection-related rights, Minn. Statutes 2010 245B.04

Wards, consent, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.03

Divorce, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Evidence of

Admissions, Minn. Statutes 2010 602.02

Cohabitation, Minn. Statutes 2010 602.02

Marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2010 600.20

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.83

Fees, marriage licenses, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Forms, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Illegal marriages, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.14

Income taxes, determination of marriage

Internal Revenue Code, Minn. Statutes 2010 289A.08

Lawsuits, right of action abolished, Minn. Statutes 2010 553.01 to 2010 553.03

Licenses

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.02, 2010 517.03, 2010 517.08

Convicted persons, change of name, Minn. Statutes 2010 259.115, 2010 259.13, 2010 517.08, 2010 609B.612, 2010 609B.613

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 485.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Obtaining, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.07

Required, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Saint Louis County, deputy court administrator, Minn. Statutes 2010 484.44

Marital privacy, developmentally disabled persons

Protection-related rights, Minn. Statutes 2010 245B.04

Marital privilege of witnesses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 595.02

Prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.326

Marriage certificates, see Certificates and certification under this topic

Marriage of parents after birth of child

Replacement birth records, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.218

Married persons, patients bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2010 144.651

Missing persons, dissolution if declared dead, Minn. Statutes 2010 576.144

Null and void

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.01

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.02

Irregularity of officiating person, exception, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.16

Marriages subsequent to April 26, 1941, unlawfully contracted, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Prohibited marriages, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01, 2010 517.03, 2010 518.01

Oaths

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.06

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.06, 2010 517.08

Opposite sex, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Parent and child relationship, not dependent on marriage, Minn. Statutes 2010 257.53

Persons age 16 and under, consent, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.02

Policy of state

Breach of contract to marry, Minn. Statutes 2010 553.01

Same-sex marriages, Minn. Statutes 2010 363A.27

Premarital education, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Previous marriage, null and void status, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.01

Prohibited marriages

Contract violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.03

Null and void, Minn. Statutes 2010 518.01

Promise of marriage, coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2010 611A.80 to 2010 611A.88

Records and record keeping

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10, 2010 517.13, 2010 517.18

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Remarriage, see REMARRIAGE

Reports about, MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2010 256J.30

Same-sex marriages

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2010 363A.27

Prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.03

Solemnization

Court commissioners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.04, 2010 517.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.04, 2010 517.09, 2010 517.10

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.06, 2010 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.06, 2010 517.08

Performing, Minn. Statutes 2010 484.62, 2010 489.02

Religious organizations and societies, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.18

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.15

Validity, irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.16

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.14

Witnesses authorized, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01, 2010 517.09, 2010 517.18

Spousal visits, developmentally disabled persons, protection-related rights, Minn. Statutes 2010 245B.04

Status of husband and wife, separation of husband and wife, effect, trusts, Minn. Statutes 2010 501B.90

Validity

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.20

Irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.16

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.07

Violations and penalties

Ceremony, unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.15

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2010 609.83

Licenses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.08

Solemnization, violations, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.15

Void marriages, see Null and void under this topic

Witnesses

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2010 517.01, 2010 517.09, 2010 517.18