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IC 31-11-8
     Chapter 8. Void Marriages

IC 31-11-8-0.3
Legalization of certain marriages between first cousins
    
Sec. 0.3. Marriages between first cousins that were solemnized before April 9, 1907, are legalized.
As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.492.

IC 31-11-8-1
Marriages void without legal proceedings
    
Sec. 1. A marriage that is solemnized in Indiana and is void under section 2, 3, or 5 of this chapter is void without any legal proceedings.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

IC 31-11-8-2
Prior existing marriage
    
Sec. 2. A marriage is void if either party to the marriage had a wife or husband who was living when the marriage was solemnized.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

IC 31-11-8-3
Marriage to close relative; marriages between cousins; exceptions
    
Sec. 3. A marriage is void if the parties to the marriage are more closely related than second cousins. However, a marriage is not void if:
        (1) the marriage was solemnized after September 1, 1977;
        (2) the parties to the marriage are first cousins; and
        (3) both of the parties were at least sixty-five (65) years of age when the marriage was solemnized.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

IC 31-11-8-4
Mentally incompetent persons
    
Sec. 4. A marriage is void if either party to the marriage was mentally incompetent when the marriage was solemnized.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

IC 31-11-8-5
Common law marriages entered into after January 1, 1958
    
Sec. 5. A marriage is void if the marriage is a common law marriage that was entered into after January 1, 1958.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

IC 31-11-8-6
Foreign marriage solemnized between Indiana residents to evade Indiana law
    
Sec. 6. A marriage is void if the parties to the marriage:
        (1) are residents of Indiana;


        (2) had their marriage solemnized in another state with the intent to:
            (A) evade IC 31-11-4-4 or IC 31-11-4-11 (or IC 31-7-3-3 or IC 31-7-3-10 before their repeal); and
            (B) subsequently return to Indiana and reside in Indiana; and
        (3) without having established residence in another state in good faith, return to Indiana and reside in Indiana after the marriage is solemnized.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.