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  • Can First Cousins Marry In The United States?
    First cousins can marry without restriction in nineteen U.S. states, mostly on the east coast. Twenty-five states prohibit marriage between first cousins. Six states allow first-cousin marriages if the couple meets certain criteria, mostly based on age or fertility. Some states that prohibit first cousins to marry will recognize marriages conducted legally in other states … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Montana? (Explained)
    It is currently illegal for first cousins to marry in Montana. First cousins once removed are also not allowed to marry. The state also does not allow marriage between half first cousins. Second cousins and other more distant relationships are allowed. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin marriage within the Silver State. If … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Colorado? (Explained)
    It is currently legal for first cousins to marry in Colorado. The state laws prevent closer relationships such as brothers and sisters. The marriage license application form in Colorado asks if the couple is related by blood. If they specify cousins, there is no impediment to marriage. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Indiana? (Explained)
    It is illegal for first cousins to marry in Indiana unless both partners are 65 or over. First cousins once removed and half first cousins are also prohibited unless they meet this age requirement. Second cousins and more distant cousin relationships are allowed to marry. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin marriage within … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Wisconsin? (Explained)
    It is illegal for first cousins to marry in Wisconsin with some exceptions. If a woman is 55 or over, there is no impediment. If either partner is infertile, the couple may marry. More distant cousin relationships are allowed to marry. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin marriage within the Badger State. What … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Utah? (Explained)
    It is illegal for first cousins to marry in Utah with some exceptions. If the couple are both 65 or over, there is no impediment. If they are aged 55 to 64, they must prove that one of the couple is infertile. There is no impediment for first cousins once removed, second cousins, or beyond. … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Maine? (Explained)
    First cousins can legally marry in Maine as long as they can prove they have attended genetic counselling. There is no impediment for first cousins once removed, second cousins, or beyond. Maine does not recognize marriages from outside the state that do not conform to its legislation. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Illinois? (Explained)
    It is illegal for first cousins to marry in Illinois with some exceptions. If the couple are both 50 or over, there is no impediment. If either is below 50 then they must produce evidence that one of the couple is infertile. More distant cousin relationships are allowed to marry. This article reviews the important … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Arizona? (Explained)
    It is illegal for first cousins to marry in Arizona with some exceptions. If the couple are both 65 or over, there is no impediment. If either is below 65 then they must prove that one of the couple is infertile. More distant cousin relationships are allowed to marry. This article reviews the important aspects … Read more
  • Can First Cousins Marry In Washington? (Explained)
    It is currently illegal for first cousins to marry in Washington. First cousins once removed are also not allowed to marry. The state also does not allow marriage between half first cousins. Second cousins and other more distant relationships are allowed. This article reviews the important aspects of cousin marriage within the Evergreen State. If … Read more