17 and 20 year old dating in texas
His mother knew that we were dating and didn't care.
We are both Christians and we do not believe in premarital sex.
Anyone can press charges against you for statutory rape in California, because she will still be younger than 18.
If you are convicted, however, California law will count it as a misdemeanor, and not a felony, because you are less than three years older than she is.
In many other American states, it would be illegal. You will change and mature as you pass those milestones and deal with the temptations those milestones allow you.
But it may be confusing to some people about the term "minor" and the concept of when it is "legal" to have sex. I read that as long as there is no more than 3 years' difference, it is legal. Confused female, age 16, USA Dear Confused, It is illegal to have sex with him, because the age of consent in California is 18.
"Age of consent" and "age of majority" are sometimes legally distinct, depending on where you live: Dear Panel, I am 16 and I am dating an 18 year old. If someone were to press charges against him for statutory rape, the two years' age difference would make him guilty of a misdemeanor, which carries lesser penalties than If he were three years older, when it would be a felony.
Dear Panel, I am currently 17 and my girlfriend is 16.
We have our birthdays on the same day which is March 25. Can anyone besides her call Statutory Rape on me including her parents?
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