AGE TO MARRY All unmarried people who are 18 years or older may lawfully marry.
Unmarried people who are over 16 years of age, and under 18 years of age, may marry so long as a person or agency having legal custody of the underage party gives written consent to the marriage.
Before you get married, you should decide how to best handle your separate property so that you do not unintentionally convert it to marital property.
Separate property is defined as property that one spouse owned before getting married.
(For a printable version, click here.) Marriage is a serious commitment. Marriage results in many legal consequences that people contemplating marriage should address before getting married.