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I once read that in, if the female is pregnant she can get

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I once read that in Virginia, if the female is pregnant she can get married without a parent's consent even if she's underage. I'm 17 and my boyfriend is 20. We both live in Virginia. Is it possible for us to get married if this were true.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  mkc1959 replied 1 year ago.

http://m.vsb.org/site/publications/marriage-in-virginia/

You can get married, but will need a doctor's certificate regarding the pregnancy.

Expert:  mkc1959 replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if you have any follow up questions.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will any doctor see me without my parents to confirm that I am?
Expert:  mkc1959 replied 1 year ago.

Yes.

VIRGINIA MINORS’ LEGAL RIGHTS: RIGHT TO CONSENT TO TREATMENT; ACCESS TO & DISCLOSURE OF CONFIDENTIAL RECORDS OF OUTPATIENT TREATMENT

I. RIGHT TO CONSENT TO TREATMENT :

Virginia Statute § 54.1-2969
. . . E. A minor shall be deemed an adult for the purpose of consenting to:

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2. Medical or health services required in case of birth control, pregnancy or family planning except for the purposes of sexual sterilization;