CHC 1547     

Art. 1547. Judicial authorization; compelling reasons

            Upon application by a minor of the age of sixteen or seventeen, the judge may authorize the marriage when there is a compelling reason why the marriage should take place. The court shall consider the best interest of the minor prospective spouse.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2019, No. 401, §3.