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Title 15 : Domestic Relations


Subchapter 001 : Annulment

(Cite as: 15 V.S.A. § 511)
  • § 511. Void civil marriages; consanguinity, affinity, or living spouse

    (a) Civil marriages prohibited by law on account of consanguinity or affinity between the parties or on account of either party having a wife or husband living, if solemnized within this State, shall be void without decree of divorce or other legal process.

    (b) When the validity of a civil marriage is uncertain for causes mentioned in subsection (a) of this section, either party may file a complaint to annul the same. Upon proof of the nullity of the marriage it shall be declared void by a decree of nullity. (Amended 2009, No. 3, § 12a, eff. Sept. 1, 2009.)