The new laws, named “Romeo and Juliet laws” after Shakespeare’s tragic teenage lovers, attempt to correct overly harsh penalties and prison terms meted out over the years.
In 2007, these laws went into effect in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, and Texas.
Marriage license laws in the United States are reflecting that belief.
In the United States, all but one state requires that a couple be 18 in order to marry without parental permission. Although a few states will waive this requirement if there is a pregnancy, teenage couples may still have to have court approval.
If you go to a Title X clinic, your appointment will be completely confidential, including your billing and your records.
Title X clinics provide sexual and reproductive health care to the public (girls, boys, teens and adults).
A few states allow pregnant teens or teens who have already had a child to get married without parental consent but these couples must have permission from a court.
Even with parental approval, many states require court approval when a person is 16 years old or less.Alabama: If either of you are under eighteen (18), you will need a certified copy of your birth certificate.Both parents must be present with identification, or if you have a legal guardian they must be present with a court order and identification.In CA, as long as the parents approve - and there is no petting or sex involved - its legal. Who has the right to say someone isn't in love other than that person?If the parents of the child tell the grown-up to pound sand and he refuses, he COULD find himself with silver bracelets. Washington okay, I was wondering if it were illegal for a person of 19 and 16 have a relationship (non-sexual) in the state of Washington? ) Also, if the law is the same in California as well? Parents sometimes bend the truth to stop their children from doing stupid things. Besides 50% of marriages cease in devorce, so the adults saying they know love better than everyone else, obviously, don't.the age at which an individual can legally agree to have sex) varies from state to state – and often splits along gender lines – it is definitive in one aspect: it refers to sexual acts between heterosexuals. S., sex between homosexuals is either not addressed by existing laws or is considered a crime.