Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Florida Senate Passes Bill Banning Child Marriage

From Sunshine State News:

The Florida Senate voted unanimously in favor of a bill banning child marriages on Wednesday.

The measure, SB 140, would prohibit anyone under the age of 18 from tying the knot. Florida law currently allows people as young as 16 to get married.
 
If signed into law, Floridians hoping to wed would be required to provide their Social Security numbers to the county or circuit court who would then verify whether the parties were of legal age. 

Read more here. 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2018/01/florida-senate-passes-bill-banning-child-marriage.html

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