I'm under 18, can I apply for a marriage license?

Texas Family Code Sec. 2.003. Application For License By Minor:

A person under 18 years of age may not marry unless the person has been fully emancipated by a Judge. Among documents proving identity, the minor must also provide to the county clerk either

               (1) a court order granted in Texas by a judge fully emancipating the minor or

               (2) if the minor is from another state, a certified copy of the court’s order emancipating the minor.

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1. I'm under 18, can I apply for a marriage license?
2. We lost our marriage license before we got married. Can we get another one?
3. How much does a marriage license cost?
4. How do I get a copy of a marriage license?
5. What if we both can’t come in together to get the marriage license?
6. What if one of the applicants can’t attend the ceremony itself?
7. Who can perform our ceremony?
8. What if we want to get married, but 30 days haven't passed since my divorce was final?
9. What if we don't want to wait 72 hours before we get married?
10. How do we obtain a Informal Marriage Certificate?
11. Why don't you have the marriage record I'm looking for? They were married in Taylor County.