2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 15 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 15-1 - Persons Eligible to Marry
Section 15-1-7 - Marriage codification.
§ 15-1-7. Marriage codification.
Marriage is the legally recognized union of two (2) people. Terms relating to the marital relationship or familial relationships shall be construed consistently with this section for all purposes throughout the law, whether in the context of statute, administrative or court rule, policy, common law, or any other source of civil law.
History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 4, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 5, § 2.)