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MARRIAGE

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

Age

Insufficient grounds for annulment, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.04

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.02

Underage, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.02

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Antenuptial agreements

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 519.11

Statutory rule against perpetuities, Minn. Statutes 2013 501A.04

Bigamy, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.355

Breach of contract, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 553.01 to 2013 553.03

Breach of marriage promise, Minn. Statutes 2013 553.01 to 2013 553.03

Ceremonies, see Solemnization under this topic

Certificates and certification

Amendment, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.2181

Applicants, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.223

Certified copies, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.101, 2013 600.20

Corrections, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.2181

Credentials of clergy, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.05

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.223, 2013 517.10, 2013 517.13, 2013 517.18

Prima facie evidence of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2013 600.20

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10, 2013 517.13, 2013 517.18

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.223

Security of vital records system, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.2131

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.13, 2013 517.14, 2013 517.18

Vital records, marriage certificates defined as, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.212

Change of name

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 259.115, 2013 259.13, 2013 517.08, 2013 609B.612, 2013 609B.613

Marriage license applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Civil marriages, construction of law, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.23

Cohabitation, see COHABITATION

Community property, see COMMUNITY PROPERTY

Consent

Capacity lacking annulment, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.02

Developmentally disabled wards, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.03

Parental, for person age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.02

Parties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Persons age of 16 years, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.02

Consummation, physical capacity lacking, annulment, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.02

Contracts and agreements

Breach of marriage promise, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 553.01 to 2013 553.03

Civil marriages, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.23

Husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2013 519.06

Marriage defined as civil contract, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2013 513.01

Conveyances, husbands and wives, rights and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2013 519.03, 2013 519.04, 2013 519.07

Convicted persons, child custody, effect, Minn. Statutes 2013 257.026

Criminal sexual conduct, consent, and social relationship of parties, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.341

Definitions

Civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.23

Domestic relations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Intestate estates, Minn. Statutes 2013 524.2-201

Developmentally disabled persons

Human Services Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 246.01, 2013 252A.111, 2013 517.03

Licenses, see same under this topic

Wards, consent, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.03

Divorce, see DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Evidence of

Admissions, Minn. Statutes 2013 602.02

Cohabitation, Minn. Statutes 2013 602.02

Marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 600.20

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.83

Fees, marriage licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Forms, license applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Gender-neutral language, civil marriages, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.201

Illegal marriages, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.14

Income taxes, determination of marriage, Internal Revenue Code, Minn. Statutes 2013 289A.08

Lawsuits, right of action abolished, Minn. Statutes 2013 553.01 to 2013 553.03

Licenses

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.02, 2013 517.03, 2013 517.08

Convicted persons, change of name, Minn. Statutes 2013 259.115, 2013 259.13, 2013 517.08, 2013 609B.612, 2013 609B.613

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 485.27

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Obtaining, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.07

Required, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Saint Louis County, deputy court administrator, Minn. Statutes 2013 484.44

Marital privilege of witnesses

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 595.02

Prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.326

Marriage certificates, see Certificates and certification under this topic

Marriage of parents after birth of child, replacement birth records, issuance, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.218

Married persons, patients bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.651

Missing persons, dissolution if declared dead, Minn. Statutes 2013 578.19

Null and void

Exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.01

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.02

Irregularity of officiating person, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.16

Marriages subsequent to April 26, 1941, unlawfully contracted, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Prohibited marriages, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01, 2013 517.03, 2013 518.01

Oaths

Court administrators, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.06

Local registrars, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.06, 2013 517.08

Parent and child relationship, not dependent on marriage, Minn. Statutes 2013 257.53

Persons age 16 and under, consent, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.02

Policy of state

Breach of contract to marry, Minn. Statutes 2013 553.01

Same-sex marriages, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.27

Premarital education, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Previous marriage, null and void status, dissolution of marriage, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.01

Prohibited marriages

Contract violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.03

Null and void, Minn. Statutes 2013 518.01

Promise of marriage, coercion for use in prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2013 611A.80 to 2013 611A.88

Records and record keeping

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10, 2013 517.13, 2013 517.18

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Solemnization, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Remarriage, see REMARRIAGE

Reports about, MFIP applicants or participants, Minn. Statutes 2013 256J.30

Same-sex marriages, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2013 363A.27

Solemnization

Court commissioners, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.04, 2013 517.041

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.04, 2013 517.09, 2013 517.10

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.06, 2013 517.08

Parties examined, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.06, 2013 517.08

Performing, Minn. Statutes 2013 484.62, 2013 489.02

Religious organizations and societies, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.18

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.15

Validity, irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.16

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.14

Witnesses authorized, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01, 2013 517.09, 2013 517.18

Status of husband and wife, separation of husband and wife, effect, trusts, Minn. Statutes 2013 501B.90

Validity

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.20

Irregularity of officiating person, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.16

Venue, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.07

Violations and penalties

Ceremony, unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.15

False personation, in entering, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.83

Licenses, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.08

Solemnization, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.15

Void marriages, see Null and void under this topic

Witnesses

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 517.01, 2013 517.09, 2013 517.18