Einhorn Harris Partner Urges the Repeal of a Law Allowing American Children to Marry as Young as 12 Years Old

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Unknown to many in New York and New Jersey, there are child brides walking amongst us, young American girls marrying at age 12 or 14. There is a law that allows it, and advocates are now urging legislators to repeal that law.

Einhorn Harris Partner, Jhanice V. Domingo, Esq. comments on the repeal of this law in an article that appeared in The FilAm – a  magazine for Filipino Americans in New York – on February 19, 2017.

Read Advocates urge end to child marriages of girls as young as 14 in N.Y., N.J.