Can you get married at 16 in North Carolina?

Can you get married at 16 in North Carolina?

North Carolina marriage age requirement laws require parties to be 16 to get married with parental consent, while those as young as 14 may obtain license with a court order in the case of pregnancy or childbirth.

Can a 16 year old date a 30 year old in NC?

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The age of consent in NC is 16 so you can't be prosecuted for statutory rape. It should be noted though that if she were below the age, then it would not matter if you thought she was older.

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.

Can a 16 year old get married to a 20 year old?

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.