Polygamous ‘Sister Wives’ Family Moves Out of Utah

by | January 18, 2011 at 5:25 PM | TV News

'Sister Wives' (Photo: TLC)

'Sister Wives' (Photo: TLC)

BY: JENNIFER DOBNER

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah polygamous family whose reality TV show launched a criminal bigamy investigation has moved out of state.

Washington-based attorney Jonathan Turley says his client Kody Brown has moved his family of four wives and 16 kids to Nevada to pursue new opportunities.

The family is featured on the TLC reality show “Sister Wives.” The show first aired in the fall and triggered an investigation by Lehi police into allegations of bigamy.

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Brown is only legally married to one woman.

Bigamy is a third-degree felony in Utah. Under the law, a person can be found guilty of bigamy through cohabitation, not just legal marriage contracts.

No charges have been filed.

Turley did not say where in Nevada the family had moved.

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