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Is there anyway for a pregnant 16 year old to get married in Alabama and can her 20 year old boyfriend go to jail?

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2008-01-18 20:47:21

In Alabama, you may legally enter into a marriage at the age of

14, however, you must have your parent's permission to do so. If

you were under 16 when the child was conceived, your boyfriend

could be charged with Rape in the 2nd degree even if the sex was

consentual. In answer to your question, you will need to get your

parent's permission to get married unless you seek emancipation

through the courts. The age of consent to date is 16 in Alabama, so

as long as you were not under this age during your relations with

your boyfriend, he should not be charged with Rape in the 2nd


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