Question: Can a 20 year old marry a 16 year old?

Can a 16 year old marry a 20 year old Texas?

In Texas, a child — no matter what age — can get married as long as a judge approves it. And 16- and 17-year-olds can marry as long as they have parental consent. But all that changes Sept. 1, 2017.

Can a 20 year old get married?

The legal minimum age of marriage for boys and girls is 18 years; however, children as young as 16 years may legally marry with parental permission. During the year 18 percent of women between 20 and 24 years married before age 18, and 2 percent married before age 16.

Can a 16 year old marry a 20 year old in Indiana?

Partners who reach the age of majority (18 and above in most states) may marry with relatively few restrictions. Marriage age requirement laws in Indiana only allow 16- and 17-year-olds to get married with approval from a juvenile court judge, but to someone no more than four years older.

How can I get married at 16?

So the parent(s) or legal guardian must go with the under-age person to the clerks office to sign the consent. People who are 15 or 16 can get married if the under-age person gets consent as explained above AND gets a court order allowing the clerk to issue a marriage license.

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