Can a 14 year old marry a 20 year old?
The youngest age you can get married by state. In most states, you must be at least 18 years old to marry. However, state laws make exceptions if minors have parental consent, the approval of a judge or are recognized as adults (i.e. emancipated minors).
Can a 14 year old marry in Texas?
Texas law permits individuals who have reached the age of majority (18) to get married without parental consent. However, those 14 and older may get married with the consent of their parents or legal guardians. In those instances, consent must be given within 30 days prior to applying for a marriage license.
Can a 17 year old get married to a 22 year old?
Yes, the 17 year old can marry if her parents consent.
Can a 17 year old marry a 20 year old in Texas?
Texas Just Banned Child Marriage. Before this new law, 16- and 17-year-olds could marry in Texas with parental consent. What's more, a child of any age could get married with judicial approval. This new law includes one exception: Those ages 16 and 17 can marry if they have been legally emancipated from their parents.