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Chapter 26.04 RCW


DefinitionReligious organization.
Marriage contractVoid marriagesConstruction of gender specific termsRecognition of solemnization of marriage not required.
Prohibited marriages.
Who may solemnize.
Marriage before unauthorized clericEffect.
Form of solemnization.
Marriage certificateContents.
Certificate for files of county auditor and state registrar of vital statisticsForms.
Filing and recordingCounty auditor.
Preservation of copies of applications and licensesCounty auditor.
Penalty for failure to deliver certificates.
Marriage according to religious ritual.
Voidable marriages.
Marriage license.
Application for licenseMay be secured by mailExecution and acknowledgment.
Application for licenseContentsOath.
Additional marriage certificate form.
Inspection of applications.
When disclosure of marriage applications and records prohibited.
LicenseTime limitations as to issuance and useNotification.
Refusal of licenseAppeal.
Penalty for violations1939 c 204.
Affidavits required for issuance of licensePenalties.
Retention of license by person solemnizingAuditor's record.
Penalty for unlawful solemnizationCode 1881.
Penalty for unlawful solemnization1909 c 249.
Recognition of a legal union.
ConstructionReligious organization.
Certificates for out-of-state marriage license requirements: RCW 70.58.380.
Interschool athletic and other extracurricular activities for students, discrimination because of marital status prohibited: RCW 28A.600.200.
Statute of fraudsContracts, etc., void unless in writing: RCW 19.36.010.
Veterans and veterans' affairsFree documents related to marriage, divorce, and domestic partnerships: RCW 73.04.120.