598.29  Annulling illegal marriage--causes.

Marriage may be annulled for the following causes:

1.  Where the marriage between the parties is prohibited by law.

2.  Where either party was impotent at the time of marriage.

3.  Where either party had a husband or wife living at the time of the marriage, provided they have not, with a knowledge of such fact, lived and cohabited together after the death or marriage dissolution of the former spouse of such party.

4.  Where either party was a ward under a guardianship and was found by the court to lack the capacity to contract a valid marriage.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, § 2231; C97, § 3182; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 10486; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, § 598.19; C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 598.29]

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 93, §3

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