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(a) Bigamy is any of the following:
(1) Marriage within this state by any person who has another spouse living at the time of such marriage;
(2) marriage within this state by an unmarried person to a person known to such unmarried person to be the spouse of some other person; or
(3) cohabitation within this state after marriage in another state or country under circumstances described in subsection (a)(1) or (a)(2).
(b) Bigamy is a severity level 10, nonperson felony.
(c) It shall be a defense to a charge of bigamy that the accused reasonably believed the prior marriage had been dissolved by death, divorce or annulment.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kansas Statutes Chapter 21. Crimes and Punishments § 21-5609. Bigamy - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ks/chapter-21-crimes-and-punishments/ks-st-sect-21-5609/
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