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A marriage of blood uncle and niece is legal in some U.S. states, notably New York, and the trend seems to be moving in that direction. In this case, it's an "adopted" uncle and niece, and there should be fewer strictures. So check in your home state, and if that doesn't work, have the marriage take place in a state where it is legal.


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As far as I can tell merely trying to get married to an uncle isn't illegal in the sense of violating Texas criminal law; the marriage is void, so legally its as though it never happened. However any kind of sexual relationship would be a serious crime. Since your sister is over 18 she would be considered as guilty as her uncle. This applies even if the ...


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So in most western nations there is a distinction between a religious marriage and a legal marriage. Since western nations tend to seperate church and state matters these days, Religious marriage terms are between the couple, God, and the clergy. The law has no say here. Legal Marriage is between the state and typically helps with tax purposes and the ...


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Sharia law is not recognised in the UK, but if the marriage is legal in Pakistan it will be considered legal in the UK. In most Muslim countries, it is against the law to have a religious ceremony but not register it. The penalties are a fine or imprisonment. This is because it is essential to be able to prove you are married. and A Nikah or ...


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The legal solution is very simple. Under Philippine law (Title 1, Marriage, Article 2) No marriage shall be valid, unless these essential requisites are present: (1) Legal capacity of the contracting parties who must be a male and a female; and (2) Consent freely given in the presence of the solemnizing officer. If you do not consent to the ...


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No It would either be : 100% owned by both of you (the Common Estate regime which is what happens if you don’t have a marital contract), or 100% by you (or whatever is detailed in your marital contract). For 1., being 100% owned by both of you is different from owning 50% each. For example, you can’t sell your “share” to a third party without your spouse’...


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