Question Details: My girlfriend and I have been going out for 4months. My mother married her uncle which made us first cousins. I wanted to know if I would still be able to marry her and if there is any other restrictions about it.
It does not appear that you could marry her in Ohio: OH bars all marriage between first cousins and does not appear to have an exception for cousins by marriage only. See, for example, ORC Section 3101.01.
However, it appears that roughly 1/3 of the states in the country, including CA, NY, NJ, MD, VA, FL, GA, AL, and SC, allow cousing marriage. So if you and she are serious enough, you and she could relocate to a state allowing first cousing marriage.
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