Special Circumstances

Age Requirement

A minor person 16 or 17 years of age may receive a marriage license if both of the minor's parents residing in the household, or the parent with custody if the parents are legally separated or divorced, give written consent to the minor's marriage in person at the time of the application.

Underage Marriages

Effective July 1, 2006, minors under the age of 16 will no longer be allowed to marry under any circumstances, even if the bride is pregnant or the applicants are the parents of a child born out of wedlock.