Nevada Marriage Laws

NRS 122.025 - Marriage of persons less than 16 years of age: Consent of parent or guardian; authorization by court


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Nevada Revised Statutes - Title 11: Domestic Relations - Chapter 122: Marriage - Validity of Marriage

Marriage of persons less than 16 years of age: Consent of parent or guardian; authorization by court


1. A person less than 16 years of age may marry only if the person has the consent of: (a) Either parent; or (b) Such person?s legal guardian, Ê and such person also obtains authorization from a district court as provided in subsection 2. 2. In extraordinary circumstances, a district court may authorize the marriage of a person less than 16 years of age if the court finds that: (a) The marriage will serve the best interests of such person; and (b) Such person has the consent required by paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection 1. Ê Pregnancy alone does not establish that the best interests of such person will be served by marriage, nor may pregnancy be required by a court as a condition necessary for its authorization for the marriage of such person.

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(Added to NRS by 1957, 316; A 1975, 1817; 1977, 279)


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