New Mexico Marriage Laws

40-1-5 - Minors; consent of [parent or] guardian necessary

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New Mexico Statutes Annotated ? Chapter 40: Domestic Affairs ? Article 1: Marriage in General 40-1-5

Minors; consent of [parent or] guardian necessary

No person under the age of majority can marry, unless he obtains the consent of his parent, guardian or of the person under whose charge he is, and for that purpose the presence of those parties, or of a certificate in writing authenticated before competent authority, is required. No person under the age of sixteen years may marry, with or without the consent of his parent or guardian, unless the marriage is authorized under the provisions of Subsection B of Section 40-1-6 NMSA 1978.

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