Can me and my boyfriend get married?

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Can me and my boyfriend get married?

We are both 17 and Im pregnant we can get
permission from my parents but we cant get it
from his parents. Is there anyway we could still
find away to get married still.

Asked on November 29, 2017 under Family Law, Indiana

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

I am sorry that at a time when things should be less stressful for you, you are being placed under pressure from the events as they are unfolding.  So while it is true that 18 is the magic number to get married without parental consent in Indiana, minors ages 15-17 may obtain a license to marry in the case of pregnancy with the approval of a Judge of the Superior or County Court.  Ask your parents to help.  Good luck and be well.


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