Indiana Marriage Laws

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

Related Pages


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

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.

◀︎ Back to Indiana Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home

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

Law Reference:
IC 31-11-2-2

Law Tag:

Will You
Marry Us?

The wedding gift package revolutionizing how you choose your officiant!

Learn More

Wedding Officiant Package

Everything you need to Officiate Weddings like pro!

Learn More

Minister Ordination

Our most popular package contains everything you need to officiate your first wedding.

Order Now


AMM supports Ocean Conservancy. Check them out!

Donate Now