Dating consent laws

Your 18-year-old son is dating a 16-year-old female classmate – no big deal, right?

A two-year age difference isn’t particularly alarming, and dating is fairly standard at that age.

” The line between child and adult can be fuzzy, so how does the Yellowhammer State distinguish between minors and adults in the eyes of the law?

This is an introduction to legal age laws in Alabama.

Age of Majority in Alabama Every state has minor laws that dictate the "age of majority," or the age at which an citizen is considered an adult in the eyes of the law.

With parental consent, females can marry at age sixteen and under the age of sixteen can apply for and receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child. However, this parental consent is not required if the minor has already been married. Common law marriages are not recognized except for those that were entered into before 1997. With parental consent and/or the consent of a judge, parties can marry at age fifteen. With parental consent, parties can marry at age sixteen. Parties under the age of sixteen can receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child. With parental consent, parties can marry at a younger age. With parental consent, parties can marry at a younger age and younger parties may receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child.

Hawaii offers some spousal rights for registered same-sex domestic partners. If parents refuse to consent, judicial consent may be obtained on behalf of the parties. Common law marriages are not recognized except for those that were entered into before 1958. With parental consent, parties can marry at a younger age. With parental consent, parties can marry at a younger age and younger parties may receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child. With parental consent and/or consent of a judge, parties can marry at a younger age and younger parties may receive a license by reason of special circumstances. Also, younger parties may receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child or other special circumstances. With parental consent, parties can marry at age sixteen and younger parties may receive a license by reason of pregnancy or the birth of a child or other special circumstances.