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Title 19, Chapter 3, Section 2 (19-3-2)

To be able to contract marriage, a person must:

(1) Be of sound mind;

(2) Be at least 16 years of age. If either applicant is under the age of majority, parental consent shall be required, as provided in Code Section 19-3-37. However, the age limitations contained in this paragraph shall not apply upon proof of pregnancy on the part of the female or in instances in which both applicants are the parents of a living child born out of wedlock, in which case the parties may contract marriage regardless of age;

(3) Have no living spouse of a previous undissolved marriage. The dissolution of a previous marriage in divorce proceedings must be affirmatively established and will not be presumed. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to affect the legitimacy of children; and

(4) Not be related to the prospective spouse by blood or marriage within the prohibited degrees.

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