Also See: Maryland Divorce Laws
One of the Maryland Legislature is “Family Law .” Family Law, Title 2, Subtitle 2 is where you can find the Maryland Marriage Code and all relevant sections, which describe in detail the laws that affect marriage in Maryland.
Although you can view all the Maryland Statutes at mlis.state.md.us, the site does not allow direct links to specific marriage statutes (if you know otherwise, please tell us). Here’s how to find the Marriage Laws (you can view these instructions along with instructional screen shots in the How to Find the Maryland Marriage Statutes Online PDF):
1) Go to ‘mlis.state.md.us’ (by clicking the link above) and then click on ‘Maryland Statutes’.
2) Click “Maryland Code Online”.
3) By Clicking ‘Maryland Online” you will be directed to ‘Michie’s Legal Resources’ page. Click ‘Maryland Code’ to view the list of Codes.
4) Click ‘Family Law’.
5) Click ‘Title 2 – Marriage’ to view the Marriage Codes. 6) Click the ‘Section’ under Marriage Code for the Information You’re Seeking.
A few of the important chapters related to Maryland marriage are:
I have a friend who has been married one year to his wife. he wants a divorce! does he have to be separated from his wife a certain amount of time before he can file for a divorce, or can he just go a file?