Title 76 Chapter 7 Section 101

Utah Criminal Code
Offenses Against the Family
Section 101
Bigamy -- Defense.


76-7-101.   Bigamy -- Defense.

            (1) A person is guilty of bigamy when, knowing he has a husband or wife or knowing the other person has a husband or wife, the person purports to marry another person or cohabits with another person.

            (2) Bigamy is a felony of the third degree.

            (3) It shall be a defense to bigamy that the accused reasonably believed he and the other person were legally eligible to remarry.

Amended by Chapter 296, 1997 General Session