Can I get married without parental consent in case of pregnancy if the judge consents?

I am currently 7 1/2 months pregnant.

Asked on October 20, 2015 under Family Law, North Carolina

Answers:

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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

A person who is as young as 14 may, upon court order, marry. This is true so long as they are either the pregnant female or the male who is the father of the unborn child. However, the court must find that the minor is capable of assuming marital responsibilities and the a marriage would be in the best interest of the minor.
Here is a link to a site that will explain this in more detail
www.nccourts.org/forms/documents/631.pdf 
At this point you may want to speak with a teacher, pastor or other adult that you feel comfortable in confiding in. They can possibly help guide you through all of this.


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