Mississippi Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
|Code Section||93-1-1; 93-7-1-93-7-5|
|Grounds for Annulment||Incurable impotency, insanity, or idiocy; incapable of consent from lack of understanding, force, fraud (unless ratified); pregnant by another man and husband did not know (unless ratified)|
|Time Limits for Obtaining Annulment||Insanity, lack of consent, pregnancy: Within 6 months of marriage|
|Legitimacy of Children||Void or annulled marriage's issue is legitimate, but issue of incestuous marriage is not|
|Prohibited Marriages||Bigamous and incestuous marriages are void (between ancestor and descendant, brother and sister, aunt and nephew, uncle and niece, first cousins by blood, daughter or son-in-law to father or mother-in-law). Marriage between persons of the same sex is prohibited and void.|
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