Cana 17 year old get married?

I am a 17 year old male and am engaged to a 19 year old female. We would like to get married and begin to look for housing. Is there any kind of stipulations regarding our getting married? We are both financially stable making $10/hour working 40 hours a week.

Asked on October 22, 2017 under Family Law, Ohio


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

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In OH females may get married as young as 16 with the consent of both parents, however a male under age 18 can only get married, even with parental consent, if approved by the juvenile court.

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