§ 26.04.007 Definition — Religious organization.
§ 26.04.010 Marriage contract — Void marriages — Construction of gender specific terms — Recognition of solemnization of marriage not required.
§ 26.04.020 Prohibited marriages.
§ 26.04.050 Who may solemnize.
§ 26.04.060 Marriage before unauthorized cleric — Effect.
§ 26.04.070 Form of solemnization.
§ 26.04.080 Marriage certificate — Contents.
§ 26.04.090 Certificate for files of county auditor and state registrar of vital statistics — Forms.
§ 26.04.100 Filing and recording — County auditor.
§ 26.04.105 Preservation of copies of applications and licenses — County auditor.
§ 26.04.110 Penalty for failure to deliver certificates.
§ 26.04.120 Marriage according to religious ritual.
§ 26.04.130 Voidable marriages.
§ 26.04.140 Marriage license.
§ 26.04.150 Application for license — May be secured by mail — Execution and acknowledgment.
§ 26.04.160 Application for license — Contents — Oath.
§ 26.04.165 Additional marriage certificate form.
§ 26.04.170 Inspection of applications.
§ 26.04.175 When disclosure of marriage applications and records prohibited.
§ 26.04.180 License — Time limitations as to issuance and use — Notification.
§ 26.04.190 Refusal of license — Appeal.
§ 26.04.200 Penalty for violations — 1939 c 204.
§ 26.04.210 Affidavits required for issuance of license — Penalties.
§ 26.04.220 Retention of license by person solemnizing — Auditor’s record.
§ 26.04.240 Penalty for unlawful solemnization — Code 1881.
§ 26.04.250 Penalty for unlawful solemnization — 1909 c 249.
§ 26.04.260 Recognition of a legal union.
§ 26.04.900 Construction — Religious organization.

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.04

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.