Abetting in Bigamy — Louisiana

Louisiana Criminal Defense Attorney


Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Serving clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Terrebonne, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Tammany, St. John, Assumption and Plaquemines Parishes.


Abetting in Bigamy — La RS 14:77

Abetting in bigamy is the marriage of an unmarried person to the husband or wife of another, with knowledge of the fact that the party is married and without a reasonable and honest belief that such party is divorced or his marriage annulled, or that the party’s husband or wife is dead.

Whoever commits the crime of abetting in bigamy shall be fined not more than $1,000.00 thousand dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than 5 years, or both.  

Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq.  — Contact us to schedule a consultation today!

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