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- Louise Truax, Editor, Connecticut Family Law,
LexisNexis Practice Guide.
7 Arnold H. Rutkin and Kathleen A. Hogan,
Connecticut Practice Series, Family Law and Practice with Forms, 3rd edition.
Chapter 3. Marriage Generally
P.A. 17-54 -
An Act Concerning the Legal Age to Marry in this State. [Summary]
P.A. 15-214 -
An Act Concerning the Validity of Marriages. [Summary]
P.A. 09-13 - An Act Implementing the Guarantee of Equal
Protection Under the Constitution of the State for Same Sex Couples. [Bill
To implement the
decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Kerrigan v.
Commissioner of Public Health, provide for the recognition of
marriages and relationships providing substantially the same rights,
benefits and responsibilities entered into in another state or
jurisdiction and provide for the merger of existing civil unions into
Marriage of persons related by consanguinity or
Who may join persons in marriage. Penalty for
Validation of marriages
performed by unauthorized justice of the peace or
family support referee.
Joining persons in marriage knowingly without authority.
License. Period of validity. Penalty for
solemnization without license. Validity of marriage
Validation of marriage occurring in town other than town where license
Application for license.
Validity of marriages
celebrated in a foreign country.
Sec. 46b-28a. Recognition of
marriages and other relationships entered into in another state or
Recognition by another state or jurisdiction of marriages entered into in
Marriage of persons under
Marriage of minors.
U.S. Supreme Court Case Law