Can a 16 year old marry a 22 year old in Florida with both parents permission?
You can marry at 16 in Florida with parental consent.
Can a 16 year old girl marry her 19 year old boyfriend without her parents permission in the state of Maryland?
Only if she is pregnant or recently gave birth to the boyfriend's child, which must be certified by a medical professional. People age 16-17 in MD cannot marry without either that or parental permission. A person who is 15 cannot marry unless they have both permission and a verified pregnancy or birth.
* The traditional custom was for the young man to ask the father for permission to marry his daughter, but now the tradition (if one follows correct etiquette) is to ask both parents. You can have your girlfriend there and sit as a couple and ask the parents. That's refreshing as most young couples just get engaged. To ask the parents for permission is kudos for the young man! This shows good manners, maturity and…
Can a stepfather give consent for his underage stepchild to be married without the child's mother giving consent?
No. A stepparent has no legal authority in regards to non biological children. He or she cannot give a stepchild permission to marry, leave the custodial parent or any other legal issue. If one biological parent has sole custody he or she can give the minor child permission to marry. If both biological parents share custodial rights, both must give permission for an underaged minor to marry.