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Both California and Kansas require a person to be 18 years old to marry without parental consent
17-year-olds may marry in both states with the consent of one parent and a court order of approval
If you know which state you plan to marry in I can search for the Court forms
I would only like to get married in Kansas
how do i get a court order approval ? and a consent from my mother?
ok - one moment please while I search for the forms
Ok, Thank you
Here is the link to the applicable statute: http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/402-00/210.PDF
The form is not online. Your fiancée can pick up the required form at the clerk of the court's office and you can have your parents sign in the presence of a notary
so does my mom have to be there
or can he just mail it over and i can bring back?
He can mail the form and you can bring it back with you
ok so basically all i need is the one signature from her ?
Typically the court will want both parents to sign.
It will depend upon the clerk/Judge whether one signature will be sufficient
my parents are divorced and i currently live with my mom and stepdad
Does your mother have legal custody
are you still there
well i'm not sure actually i think my dad does i just moved up here with my mom about a year ago and everything i need she signs
If your father has legal custody, the court will likely require his signature
ok. thank you
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Good luck with the wedding and marriage!
oh and one more thing i read that the marriage license in kansas last 6 month what does that mean?
It means that you must actually marry within 6 months of applying for the license or you will need to reapply for the license
oh ok so how long the process actully take?
A few days
ok great thank you !
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i will thank you