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

§ 20-39. Prohibition continues notwithstanding dissolution of previous marriage.

In the cases mentioned in § 20-38.1, in which the relationship is founded on a marriage, the prohibition shall continue in force, notwithstanding the dissolution of such marriage by death or by divorce, unless the divorce be for a cause which made the marriage originally unlawful or void.

Code 1919, § 5086; 1976, c. 356.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.