TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-5
Divorce and Separation

SECTION 15-5-1


§ 15-5-1 Marriages void or voidable – Civil death or presumption of death.

Divorces from the bond of marriage shall be decreed in case of any marriage originally void or voidable by law, and in case either party is for crime deemed to be or treated as if civilly dead, or, from absence or other circumstances, may be presumed to be actually dead.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 195, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 247, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 291, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 416, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-5-1.)