Can a 16 year old get married in Florida?

Can a 16 year old get married in Florida?

Florida's current law allows children as young as 16 to marry with parental consent and allows judges to permit marriages for younger children in cases of pregnancy.

Can a 18 year old date a 16 year old Florida?

The Florida Age of Consent is 18 years old. Close in age exemptions exist, allowing minors aged 16 or 17 to engage in sexual intercourse with a partner no older than age 23. View list of sexual assault laws & punishments in Florida. Florida has a close-in-age exemption.

Can a 16 year old and a 18 year old get married?

As your girlfriend is under 18 she needs permission from her parents for you to get married. However, this assumes that her parents were married when she was born. This would give her father automatic parental responsibility. A person aged 16 or 17 cannot marry without parental consent.

Can an 18 year old date a 16 year old in Missouri?

The laws aren't about dating. They are about having sex. In Missouri, the age of consent is 17. That means that if you have sex with anyone under 17, even if they are willing participants, there is a chance that you could get charged with statutory rape.