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Penal Code 285 PC is the statute that makes incest a criminal offense in California.
Under this section, marriage or sexual relations between close relatives is a felony punishable by up to 3 years in jail.2
The family relationships covered by California’s incest law include not only the obvious ones like parent-child and brother-sister, but less obvious ones like half-siblings, uncle-niece, and aunt-nephew as well.
3. What about marrying the husband or wife of another?
Penal Code 284 PC is the California statute that makes it a crime to marry or enter a registered domestic partnership with the spouse of another person. This offense is a felony that carries a penalty of up to 3 years in jail.3
A former Los Angeles prosecutor, attorney Neil Shouse graduated with honors from UC Berkeley and Harvard Law School (and completed additional graduate studies at MIT). He has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, Dr Phil, The Today Show and Court TV. Mr Shouse has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Criminal and Top 100 Civil Attorneys.