2020 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 3 - Marriage Generally
Article 3 - Antenuptial Agreements, Marriage Contracts, and Postnuptial Settlements
§ 19-3-61. Effect of Minority of Party

Universal Citation: GA Code § 19-3-61 (2020)

The minority of either party to an antenuptial agreement or to a marriage contract shall not invalidate it, so long as the party is of lawful age to contract marriage.

(Orig. Code 1863, § 1734; Code 1868, § 1775; Code 1873, § 1784; Code 1882, § 1784; Civil Code 1895, § 2489; Civil Code 1910, § 3008; Code 1933, § 53-402; Ga. L. 2018, p. 155, § 1-1/HB 190.)

The 2018 amendment, effective July 1, 2018, substituted "an antenuptial agreement" for "marriage articles, as defined in subsection (a) of Code Section 19-3-62," in this Code section.

Law reviews.

- For article recommending more consistency in age requirements of laws pertaining to the welfare of minors, see 6 Ga. St. B.J. 189 (1969).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 52 Am. Jur. 2d, Marriage, § 16.

C.J.S.

- 41 C.J.S., Husband and Wife, § 120 et seq.

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