What states can you get married under 18 without parental consent?
An individual can marry in the United States as of right, without parental consent or other authorization, on reaching 18 years of age in all states except in Nebraska, where the general marriage age is 19, and Mississippi where the general marriage age is 21. In Puerto Rico the general marriage age is also 21.
Which states do not have a minimum age for marriage?
Among the states that have no lower age limit for marriage are California, Maine, Washington, Idaho, Long Island, West Virginia and New Mexico. Other states allow children to get married at age 14 or 16 with parental consent, but these 13 have no lower age limit at all.
What states can you marry at 12?
Most states have a minimum marriage age for minors with parental consent, ranging from 12-17 years old. California and Mississippi, however, do not have minimum ages for minors to be allowed to marry with parental consent.
Can a 17 year old marry a 20 year old?
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.
What state can you marry at 12?
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.