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Section 17-3-32

Domicile not acquired or lost by temporary absence.

No person shall lose or acquire a domicile either by temporary absence from his or her domicile without the intention of remaining or by navigating any of the waters of this state, the United States, or the high seas, without having acquired any other lawful domicile, or by being absent from his or her domicile in the civil or military service of the state or the United States.

(Code 1876, §226; Code 1886, §321; Code 1896, §1558; Code 1907, §295; Acts 1920, No. 5, p. 4; Code 1940, T. 17, §17; Code 1975, §17-3-6; Acts 1978, No. 584, p. 667, §3; §17-3-11; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §9.)
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