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IC 31-11-2-2 - Execution of consent to marry

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Indiana Code - Title 31: Family Law and Juvenile Law - Article 11: Marriage - Chapter 2: Consent to Marry Required for Certain Individuals IC 31-11-2-2

Execution of consent to marry

(a) A consent to marry under this chapter must be signed and verified in the presence of the clerk of the circuit court by: (1) both parents, natural or adoptive, of the individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of age; (2) the legally appointed guardian of the individual; (3) one (1) parent of the individual if legal custody has been awarded to that parent by a judicial decree; or (4) one (1) parent if the other parent: (A) is deceased; (B) has abandoned the individual who is less than eighteen (18) years of age; (C) is physically or mentally incompetent to furnish the written consent; or (D) is an individual whose whereabouts is unknown. (b) If only one (1) parent signs the consent under subsection (a)(3) or (a)(4), the consent must contain a verified statement of fact that explains why only one (1) parent is required to sign the consent.

As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.3.

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