2016 New York Laws
DOM - Domestic Relations
Article 3 - (Domestic Relations) Solemnization, Proof and Effect of Marriage
10 - Marriage a civil contract.

NY Dom Rel L § 10 (2016) What's This?

10. Marriage a civil contract. Marriage, so far as its validity in law is concerned, continues to be a civil contract, to which the consent of parties capable in law of making a contract is essential.

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