2005 Montana Code Annotated - 40-1-201 — License application.

     40-1-201. License application. (1) No Montana resident may be joined in marriage within this state until a license has been obtained for that purpose from a clerk of the district court.
     (2) A license so issued shall authorize a marriage ceremony to be performed in the county where the license is issued or in any other county of this state.
     (3) If both parties are nonresidents of the state, the license may be obtained from the clerk of the district court of the county where the marriage ceremony is to be performed. If one of the persons is a nonresident of the county where the license is to issue, his part of the application may be completed and sworn to or affirmed before the person authorized to accept such applications in the county and state in which he resides.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 232, L. 1963; amd. Sec. 8, Ch. 33, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 48-146; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 42, L. 1983.

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