Age of Consent & Underage Relationships

In what states can a 16-year-old mother get married to the 18-year-old father of her baby?

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2006-07-19 15:20:49

A minor must have consent of the sole custodial parent or both

parents if they share joint custody in order to marry. Some states

allow pregnant minors to be married without parental consent but

with the permission of the court. A minor pregnant or already

having had a child may not leave the resident state in order to

marry in a state that has such laws, the marriage would not be

allowed. Marriages that are obtained by the use of fraudlent

documents are not legal. The one exception to the above are minors

who are residents of the State of Wisconsin.

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