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In any prosecution for unlawfully procuring a marriage license, bigamy, or adultery, it is an affirmative defense that the defendant acted under a reasonable belief that both he and the other person to the marriage or prospective marriage or to the sexual intercourse, as the case may be, were unmarried.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 255.20 Unlawfully procuring a marriage license, bigamy, adultery: defense - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-255-20.html
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