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Understanding State Statutes on Minimum Marriage Age and Exceptions

This chart, which was developed by the Tahirih Justice Center with pro bono assistance from Hogan Lovells US LLP, serves as a resource for understanding the state legal regimes that permit child marriages to happen in the United States. It is an eye-opening compilation of all 50 states’ laws on minimum marriage age and exceptions that among other things, highlights how many states set which age “floors” for marriage.

*This chart was updated on October 11, 2018 to reflect changes in minimum marriage age laws since 2016.

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