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Is there a state you can get married at the age of 16 without parental consent or having a court order?

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2005-11-09 01:29:13
2005-11-09 01:29:13

There are two states that may waive the requirement of parental consent in special circumstances, however such action is at the discretion of the licensing authority. The two states are Maryland and Georgia, the circumstance that applies is best researched by the persons seeking the information.

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No, you are a minor and need parental consent. Having a child does not emancipates you anywhere.

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No there is not. It is possible in a few without parental consent but you have to see the court and prove pregnancy and explain why you want to get married so young. Marriage emancipates you so they are not that keen on letting a 15yo parent-to-be be all on her own.

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No. Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor. You can leave home at 18 without parental consent. The only way you can leave prior to turning 18 without parental consent is if you

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No, Ohio does not have laws that make exceptions to the necessity of having parental consent to be married when it pertains to the pregnancy of a minor. In some cases the court will intervene on the minor's behalf to waive the parental consent law. The minor should contact the office of the clerk of the circuit or county court in the city or county of residence.

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Thenyou may have to run away together and get married, but it depends if you or both are minors then you can be arrested under the juvenile act for having sex as minors.

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Having a baby or being pregnant does not make you an adult in the laws eyes in almost any state. You would have to have written parental consent. Check with the place that issues marriange licenses.

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You have to have parental consent to have birth control and they have to have it from the doctor if you don't get it from either of them and if you are below 21 you should not be having sex and getting pregnet

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It is better to get married with parental consent. It sounds like you really want to get married. If you really love the other person and they love you, then they can wait until you are 18 years old to get married. You don't want to start off your marriage with your spouse having your family upset. I know that it sounds hard but if they love you, they will wait. Good luck and God Bless:)

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In Virginia you can get married at 16 with parental consent, 18 without parental consent. On a side note, you should be worrying about raising the baby, not getting married. If the boyfriend is going to be a genuine man and help you raise your child, then there is no need to rush a marriage.... Having a child does NOT equal having to get married.

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It depends on the state you live in, but if the law requires parental consent under a certain age, then having a baby together doesn't change that. I would imagine at 15 you are still required to have parental consent.

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No, just because you are going to have a baby doesn't make you an adult. You are still a minor except that you will be a child having a child. Your parents are still responsible for you.

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The age of consent in NC is 16, and you have to be no more than four years younger or older than your partner when dating or having sex. You have to be 18 to leave home with out parental consent, unless you get emancipated.

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Not without parental consent or becoming legally emancipated. Having a child is not an emancipating event.

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No. You must be at least 18 to get married without parental consent. Some jurisdictions will issue a court order if the parents cannot be located. The transporting of a minor across state lines without the consent of the parents or legal guardian is a federal felony. If the act is committed with the intent of having sexual relations with said minor it carries a mandatory federal prison sentence.

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Pretty much nowhere in the US. Offhand I can't think of any state that allows those under the age of 18 to marry without parental consent, with two notable exceptions: In some states minors are allowed to marry despite not having parental consent if the female half of the couple is pregnant, and in some states a judge is allowed to give consent in lieu of parental consent (though in practice this tends to boil down to essentially the same thing, as a judge is unlikely to override parental authority without an extremely compelling reason, such as pregnancy).

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Generally speaking having a baby constitutes a 'special circumstance' where you can get married even without parental consent (it makes the child legitimate) It only constitutes a 'special circumstance' in handful of states, and in some of those court approval would still be required.

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Parental consent to do what? Having a child does not emancipate you--you are still a minor and therefore under the control of your parents. However, you (not your parents) do have parental rights over your own child.

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Not without parental consent or becoming legally emancipated. Having a child is not an emancipating event.

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No. Being pregnant/having a child does not emancipate a minor.

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You can move out at 18. Having a child doesn't make you an adult, instead, you are a minor with a child.

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Not without parental consent or emancipation by the court. Having a baby does not emancipate you.

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Not necessarily, however having the biological parents consent to the adoption makes the process much easier and faster. And having no parents rights is not the same thing as giving his consent. With or without his consent, however the adoption process is possible.


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