Confidential information should not be disclosed in this Internet forum. . If a nearly 21 year old male wrote the question, I'd tell him he's asking for it and to stick to girls who can rent a movie without being on their parent's account. If the 18 year is caught kissing the 16 year old passionatley, they will be sent to jail. They can, although it may result in legal trouble. He probably doesn't want to date someone as young as you and is using the legality of it to to get out of it without hurting you. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.
Unless both the 18 year old and 16 year old are students dating while both are in high school, their dating will be considered very socially unacceptable and suspect. Later, if you choose to date, you will have a better idea of who will be your partner. They vary from place to place, so check the laws for your state or country. To deal with a legal problem, nothing is better than to consult with a lawyer who will give you some time and advice. Most, if not all, legal matters should not be handled via internet communication. That is quite an age difference when you're a teenager. In most places you have to be at least 16 to consent, if not 17 or 18.
As long as your parents are okay with you dating than you're free to date him without him getting into any trouble. You do not want to be a parent at 17. There may very well be merit to your defense or position in this type of situation. Im not saying we did or didnt. More Although it is not illegal for a 15 year old to have a non sexual friendship with a 20 year old guy, it is not advisible. Im a girl and im 15.
If your son has no previous record generally the State will recommend a deferred adjudication meaning if he completes probation successfully the charge will not be on his record. I could say it was a friend that said that or that I only said it to make him jealous. You will never be taken to the court for loving or dating somebody, that would be stupid! Therefore, it is safest legally and socially for an adult to date only other adults. There is, however, a legal age of consent that varies from state to state. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. If the 18 year old has a criminal record, or is a sex offender, or is a teacher or coach or in another position of trust or authority, it will not be legal for the 18 year old to date the 16 year old.
This internet site is public forum, where the communications are not confidential or privileged. Me and the 17 year old don't want to have a sexual relationship all we want to do is. Also various other activities might constitute lewd and lascivious acts with a minor. The claim for money from the parent is a civil matter. Accordingly, those using this form of communication need to be guarded in what they write. Would there be any way for them to prove that it has been physical even if the couple were to deny it? Talk with a local attorney.
There are not laws pertaining to ages when persons can date. Your friend should not date anyone under 18. It is considered extremely socially unacceptable and suspect for anyone in college or in the work world to be dating a 16 year old child who is still in high school. If its okay for you to date him? It is only when you have reached age of consent that you are legally free to choose whom to have sex with regardless of their age as in older There are no laws about the ages at which one can date. This is a very tricky matter of law because in most states, inluding here in Michigan, the age of consent is generally 16 yrs of age. Use this period of time to learn how to cultivate and maintain friendships. I know that the age of consent in Georgia is 16, but what exactly does that mean.
You are advised to have counsel at all stages of any legal proceeding, and to speak with your own lawyer in private to get advice about your specific situation. Dating is not illegal, if sex isn't involved, but since i know it is, i will clarify that, yes , it is illegal, ridiculous and irresponsible. However, there are specific laws about any sort of sexual contact. Take caution: It's not illegal to 'date' but it's what might happen during or after a 'date' that could be a problem. There are age of consent laws relating to whether or not therelationship is one of a sexual nature. It depends where you live and how physical the relationship is but considering the disparity in emotional and intellectual maturity between a 14 and 18 year old, you should ask not whether it is legal but whether it is right. And dont we have to get caught by the police or another adult? The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney—client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship.
The answer to this question highly depends on what country you are in and what part of the country you are in. For a definitive answer you should seek legal advice from an attorney who 1 is licensed to practice in the state which has jurisdiction; 2 has experience in the area of law you are asking about, and 3 has been retained as your attorney for representation or consultation. My boyfriend was 18 when we started dating. The misdemeanor citation is notice of the criminal charges already filed. The plain language of the law criminalizes the conduct itself, even if it does not occur as a performance. Whether anybody can prove it or not depends on the facts and circumstances of the case.