2010 New Hampshire Statutes
TITLE XLIII DOMESTIC RELATIONS
CHAPTER 457 MARRIAGES
Section 457:5 Of Consent.


NH Rev Stat § 457:5 (1996 through Reg Sess) What's This?

457:5 Of Consent. – The age of consent shall be in the male and in the female, 18 years. Any marriage contracted by a person below the age of consent, except as hereinafter provided, may in the discretion of the superior court be annulled at the suit of the party who at the time of contracting such marriage was below the age of consent, or at the suit of his or her parent or guardian, unless such party after arriving at such age shall have confirmed the marriage.

Source. 1907, 80:2. 1923, 108:1. PL 286:5. RL 338:5. RSA 457:5. 1973, 72:35, eff. June 3, 1973.


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