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The DC Code: § 16-921 Validity of marriage, action to determine.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

When the validity of an alleged marriage is denied by either of the parties thereto the other party may institute an action for affirming the marriage, and upon due proof of the validity thereof the court shall decree it to be valid. The decree shall be conclusive upon all parties concerned.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-921. 1973 Ed., § 16-921. DC CODE § 16-921 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; 77 Stat. 563.)