Judges in Michigan look at what are called the Parrish factors to determine if spousal support should be awarded.The factors include the length of the marriage, the actions of the parties, the property division, the health of the parties, the parties’ ability to work, fault and general principles of equity. A woman’s maiden surname can be restored by court order.The person below the minimum age is regarded as a victim, and their sex partner as the offender.
Colorado was the first to establish the crime in 1903 and all states now have such laws, even though most have carved out some exceptions.
This article focuses on the crime of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, particularly the common act of providing alcohol to minors.
For more information, see Underage DUI: Zero Tolerance Laws; MIP: A Minor in Possession; Social Host Liability; and additional articles in Find Law’s Alcohol Crimes section.
In jurisdictions which allow this, a minor who is married is an exception to the law.
For example, in Wisconsin the age of consent for sex is 18. Marriage usually prevents a party to the marriage from being charged under sexual assault laws, as long as both husband and wife are at least 16 years, although not if one of the parties is younger than this age and one is older.
For example, when Russia was a part of the Soviet Union, its age of consent was having reached "sexual maturity".