Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 451
Marriage, Marriage Contracts, and Rights of Married Women

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August 28, 2013

451.010. Marriage a civil contract.
451.020. Certain marriages prohibited--official issuing licenses to certain
persons guilty of misdemeanor.
451.022. Public policy, same sex marriages prohibited--license may not be
451.030. Bigamous marriage void.
451.040. Marriage license required, waiting period--application,
contents--license void when--common law of marriages void--lack
of authority to perform marriage, effect.
451.080. Recorder to issue license--form of.
451.090. Issuance of license prohibited, when--parental consent, when
451.100. Marriages solemnized by whom.
451.110. Certificate of marriage to be given.
451.115. Marriages illegally solemnized--penalty.
451.120. Penalty for solemnizing marriage without license, or failing to keep a
record thereof.
451.130. Penalty for failure to issue, record or return license.
451.150. Licenses to be recorded--fee.
451.151. Additional fee for issuing marriage license or certified
copies--amount to be collected by county recorder, duty to
451.160. Names of children born before marriage shall be recorded.
451.170. Lost record of marriage supplied, how.
451.180. New certificate obtained, how.
451.190. Record supplied by certificate of witnesses, how.
451.200. Certificates and affidavits recorded when records lost or
451.210. Rerecording where marriage records are destroyed--fee.
451.220. Marriage contracts to be in writing, acknowledged or proved.
451.230. How acknowledged or proved--to be recorded, where.
451.240. Contract so recorded shall impart notice, to whom.
451.250. Married persons to hold real and personal property as separate
property--liable for what.
451.260. Rents of married person's real estate exempt from liability for
spouse's debts, when.
451.270. Property of married person exempt from debts of spouse incurred
before marriage.
451.280. (Repealed L. 2001 H.B. 537 A)
451.290. Wife deemed femme sole, when.
451.300. Conveyance of property when one of the spouses is disabled and under
conservatorship or a guardian ad litem is appointed.

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