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1st Cousin Once Removed in Illinois Marriage?

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Has anyone on here got married to their first cousin once removed in Illinois?

I looked at the state laws page and it does say it’s allowed but again you guys do say to ask a lawyer. 

Just want to know if anyone on here has got married here or talked to a lawyer and knows for sure. Thanks! 

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It contingent upon whatever "first degree cousins are." Ahhh. These outmoded terms are unbearable. I'm left scratching my head. We have it listed as prohibited in IL but I am questioning that.

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Best advice is contact a lawyer to make sure. The state laws page may not always be completely up to date

as things can change since they were last updated.

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We have it as "First cousins and first cousins once removed  prohibited only if they can bear children or are over a certain age."

If you find out any different, please let us know. I want to provide the most accurate information on the web.

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Yes, but it appears to be color coordinated with purple indicating first cousin once removed which says Indiana and Wisconsin. 

Yes I do need to ask a lawyer but just wanted to ask if someone on here already talked to one and got married in Illinois. 

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color coordination? oops. Yes! You are right. LadyC did the verbose table and I did the map. We combined two websites so I had never noticed this before.

 

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