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Marriage Norms and Documents

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Marriage Policy of the Diocese of Portland

Marriage Norms (2010)

Marriage Preparation Guidelines (2008)

Convalidation Guidelines (2010)

Dispensations and Permissions

Application Form

Guidelines

Premarital Investigation

Guide for Completing the Pre-Marital Investigation (PMI)

PMI Form

Miscellaneous

Wedding Guide for Out-of-State Clergy

This guide should be sent to a cleric in another diocese when he is preparing a couple intending to marry in the Diocese of Portland.

Sample Letter of Suitability for a Priest

This sample letter can be used by other dioceses and religious institutes when one of their priests intends to celebrate a wedding in the Diocese of Portland.

Petition for a Declaration of Nullity (Formal Case)

Appendix A: Explanations of the Grounds of Nullity (Formal Case)

Petition for a Declaration of Nullity Due to Lack of Form

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