Texas Family Code - Section 6.307. Jurisdiction To Declare Marriage Void
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§ 6.307. JURISDICTION TO DECLARE MARRIAGE VOID. (a)
Either party to a marriage made void by this chapter may sue to have
the marriage declared void, or the court may declare the marriage
void in a collateral proceeding.
(b) The court may declare a marriage void only if:
(1) the purported marriage was contracted in this
(2) either party is domiciled in this state.
(c) A suit to have a marriage declared void is a suit in rem,
affecting the status of the parties to the purported marriage.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 7, § 1, eff. April 17, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007