They had consentual sex throughout the relationship and got pregnant. But Texas has an "affirmative defense to prosecution" clause, tried in 1999, which may consider the act "not a criminal offense" because he is less than three years older than she is.They moved from Texas to Florida and tried living together but broke up. She can sue him, however, for damages caused by physical, mental and psycholgical distress from having to endure a sexual relationship, a pregnancy, a major move, and maybe motherhood, adoption, or abortion (you didn't specify what they did about her pregnancy) while being so young. When I was 18 years old I was dating a 14 year old and my mother told me that even if we were just dating it was considered statutory rape.
I can't tell you "everything" because I don't know everything, but I researched the relevant California penal codes at Ageof
A lawyer or your local District Attorney could answer any more questions you have.
(unclassified felony)(2) being 18 years of age or older, the offender engages in sexual contact with a person who is 16 or 17 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender, and the offender occupies a position of authority in relation to the victim. So they could even consent to sex with a 20 year old if they wanted.
being 18 years of age or older, the offender engages in sexual contact with a person who is 16 or 17 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender, and the offender occupies a position of authority in relation to the victim.(5) "position of authority" means an employer, youth leader, scout leader, coach, teacher, counselor, school administrator, religious leader, doctor, nurse, psychologist, guardian ad litem, babysitter, or a substantially similar position, and a police officer or probation officer other than when the officer is exercising custodial control over a minor; Ok, so answer me this.
Good afternoon, It is absolutely legal for 1 19 year old to date a 16 year old. In California, it is a misdemeanor for anyone to have sex with a minor--under 18, if the other person is not more than 3 years older than the minor. If the other person is more than 3 years older than the minor, they are guilty of either a misdemeanor or a felony--depending on how the prosecutor charges the crime, and the penalty can be anywhere from a year in jail to four years in prison.
However, if dating also included sex, that will depend on the state you are in.
As per the criminal laws in Alaska, the law is clear: An offender commits the crime of sexual abuse of a minor in the second degree if (1) being 16 years of age or older, the offender engages in sexual penetration with a person who is 13, 14, or 15 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender, or aids, induces, causes or encourages a person who is 13, 14, or 15 years of age and at least three years younger than the offender to engage in sexual penetration with another person.
Minors with at least three years in age difference may be found guilty of sexual abuse of a minor if they engage in sexual acts.
I want to know if just dating him is illegal or if my mom was just trying to scare me because she didn't like the other guy. Confused in Kansas feamle, age 21, USA Dear Confused in Kansas, Dating (without sex) is legal regardless of your age. Your mother might have been scaring you because she is alarmed that you show a pattern of dating children when you're supposed to be an adult.