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MARRIAGE

See also ANNULMENT; DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE; LEGAL SEPARATION

Age

Insufficient grounds for annulment, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.04

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.02

Underage, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.02

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Antenuptial agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 519.11

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2017 501A.04

Bigamy, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.355

Breach of contract, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 553.01 to 2017 553.03

Breach of marriage promise, Minn. Statutes 2017 553.01 to 2017 553.03

Ceremonies, see Solemnization under this topic

Certificates and certification

Amendment, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.2181

Applicants, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.223

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.101, 2017 600.20

Corrections, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.2181

Credentials of clergy, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.05

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.223, 2017 517.10, 2017 517.13, 2017 517.18

Prima facie evidence of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2017 600.20

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10, 2017 517.13, 2017 517.18

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.223

Security of vital records system, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.2131

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.13, 2017 517.14, 2017 517.18

Vital records, marriage certificates defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.212

Change of name

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2017 259.115, 2017 259.13, 2017 517.08, 2017 609B.612, 2017 609B.613

Marriage license applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Civil marriages, construction of law, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.23

Cohabitation, see COHABITATION

Community property, see COMMUNITY PROPERTY

Consent

Capacity lacking annulment, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.02

Developmentally disabled wards, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.03

Parental, for person age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.02

Parties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Persons age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.02

Consummation, physical capacity lacking, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.02

Contracts and agreements

Breach of marriage promise, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 553.01 to 2017 553.03

Civil marriages, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.23

Husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2017 519.06

Marriage defined as civil contract, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2017 513.01

Conveyances, husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2017 519.03, 2017 519.04, 2017 519.07

Convicted persons, child custody, effect, Minn. Statutes 2017 257.026

Criminal sexual conduct, consent, and social relationship of parties, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.341

Definitions

Civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.23

Domestic relations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Intestate estates, Minn. Statutes 2017 524.2-201

Developmentally disabled persons

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 246.01, 2017 252A.111, 2017 517.03

Licenses, see same under this topic

Wards, consent, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.03

Divorce, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Evidence of

Admissions, Minn. Statutes 2017 602.02

Cohabitation, Minn. Statutes 2017 602.02

Marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2017 600.20

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.83

Fees, marriage licenses, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Forms, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Gender-neutral language, civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.201

Illegal marriages, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.14

Income taxes, determination of marriage, Internal Revenue Code, Minn. Statutes 2017 289A.08

Lawsuits, right of action abolished, Minn. Statutes 2017 553.01 to 2017 553.03

Licenses

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.02, 2017 517.03, 2017 517.08

Convicted persons, change of name, Minn. Statutes 2017 259.115, 2017 259.13, 2017 517.08, 2017 609B.612, 2017 609B.613

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 485.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Obtaining, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.07

Required, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Saint Louis County, deputy court administrator, Minn. Statutes 2017 484.44

Marital privilege of witnesses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 595.02

Prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.326

Marriage of parents after birth of child, replacement birth records, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.218

Married persons, patients bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 144.651

Missing persons, dissolution if declared dead, Minn. Statutes 2017 578.19

Null and void

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.01

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.02

Irregularity of officiating person, exception, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.16

Marriages subsequent to April 26, 1941, unlawfully contracted, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Prohibited marriages, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01, 2017 517.03, 2017 518.01

Oaths

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.06

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.06, 2017 517.08

Parent and child relationship, not dependent on marriage, Minn. Statutes 2017 257.53

Persons age 16 and under, consent, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.02

Policy of state

Breach of contract to marry, Minn. Statutes 2017 553.01

Same-sex marriages, Minn. Statutes 2017 363A.27

Premarital education, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Previous marriage, null and void status, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.01

Prohibited marriages

Contract violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.03

Null and void, Minn. Statutes 2017 518.01

Promise of marriage, coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2017 611A.80 to 2017 611A.88

Records and record keeping

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10, 2017 517.13, 2017 517.18

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Remarriage, see REMARRIAGE

Same sex-civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.201

Same-sex marriages, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2017 363A.27

Solemnization

Court commissioners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.04, 2017 517.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.04, 2017 517.09, 2017 517.10

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.06, 2017 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.06, 2017 517.08

Performing, Minn. Statutes 2017 484.62, 2017 489.02

Religious organizations and societies, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.18

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.15

Validity, irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.16

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.14

Witnesses authorized, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01, 2017 517.09, 2017 517.18

Status of spouses, separation, effect on trusts, Minn. Statutes 2017 501C.1207

Validity

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.20

Irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.16

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.07

Violations and penalties

Ceremony, unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.15

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.83

Licenses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.08

Solemnization, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.15

Void marriages, see Null and void under this topic

Witnesses

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2017 517.01, 2017 517.09, 2017 517.18

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