Can a 16 year old have a baby with a 20 year old?
Not legally. The “age of majority” (this is the age when, by law, a person is considered an adult) is usually 16yrs. However, there are some states that put this age at 18yrs-not many, but a couple.
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 15 year old get married with parental consent?
If you are between 16 and 17 years old, you will have to show parental consent. Those who are 14 to 15 years old, you can't get a marriage license without a court order. Anyone under 14 years of age cannot get married.
Can a 17 year old marry a 23 year old?
They might object because of the age gap between you and your partner, but there is no law forbidding the marriage on grounds of the age gap. Depending on where they live, the 17 year old may need parental consent to the marriage as they would not yet be the age of majority. Otherwise it is perfectly legal.
Can a pregnant 17 year old get married without parental consent?
If you are 16 or 17 years old, you must have the consent of your parents or legal guardian. If you are a pregnant minor you may apply to a district court judge for permission to marry without parental consent. If you are under 16, you must get approval to marry from the District Court.
What state can you get married at 15 without parental consent?
In Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming you may get married if you are under the age of 16 only if you have both parental and judicial consent.
What state can you marry at 12?
Several states – including Massachusetts – allow children to get married 'in exceptional circumstances' Lawmakers in America are battling to overturn some of the country's most archaic laws, which stipulate that children as young as 12 can be married.