Q. 1. What is an "Absolute Impediment?"
A. 1. An "Absolute Impediment" is a condition that applies to one party regardless of the other party. A diriment impediment makes it impossible for a person to enter into a marriage but does not require punishment or a decree of annulment.
An example would be a person being under the age of 16, such being an absolute impediment that cannot be waived, no matter what.