Can a 16 year old marry a 17 year old?

Im 16 and dont have parents consent
Im pregnant and my boyfriend does
have consent whos 17 in the state of
Missouri can we get married?

Asked on March 3, 2018 under Family Law, Missouri


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

In MO, you must be 18 or older to marry without consent. and at least 15 to get married with parental consent, although only 1 parent neds to consent. Pregnancy has no bearing on this age requirement.

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