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Code of Virginia
Title 20. Domestic Relations
Chapter 3. Unlawful Marriages Generally
8/20/2017

§ 20-38.1. Certain marriages prohibited.

(a) The following marriages are prohibited:

(1) A marriage entered into prior to the dissolution of an earlier marriage of one of the parties;

(2) A marriage between an ancestor and descendant, or between a brother and a sister, whether the relationship is by the half or the whole blood or by adoption;

(3) A marriage between an uncle and a niece or between an aunt and a nephew, whether the relationship is by the half or the whole blood.

(b) [Repealed.]

1975, c. 644; 1978, c. 647.

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