§61-8-2. Same -- Effect of absence, divorce or void marriage.
The preceding section shall not extend to a person whose
former husband or wife has been continuously absent from such
person for seven years next before the marriage of such person to
another, and shall not have been known by such person to be living
within that time; nor to a person who shall, at the time of the
subsequent marriage, have been divorced from the bond of the former
marriage, and the term fixed by the decree of the court granting
the divorce, in which the parties may not remarry save to each
other, shall have elapsed, or whose former marriage shall, at that
time, have been declared void by the sentence of a court of
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