He's going to the military in January, we've been wanting to get married for 7 months already.. Can this marriage through paper work? Or does it have to be an actual church and ceremony?
Family Law Attorney
Yes, he can "get in trouble". If you plan to marry, do it now. You do not need a church wedding, but you will need a marriage license, which probably requires parental consent. Good luck!
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Criminal Defense Attorney
Yes he can get in trouble. Go online and research marriage licenses in you county. That will give you the help you need.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Yes, have a real wedding ceremony and good luck with the pregnancy and the wedding.
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In CA your sexual relationship with your live in boyfriend is a misdemeanor. ( Penal Code 261.5(b)) While it is not likely to be prosecuted, if you get married (a legal marriage) the facts improve and the chances of any criminal actions can be mitigated. The marriage certificate can be applied for at the courthouse and you can have a civil ceremony at that time and plan your church wedding day at your leisure.
Congratulations on your pregnancy and make sure that you see your doctor regularly!
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