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Is it bad for a 18 year old to date a 16?
In a Nutshell: Sex between an 18 year-old and a 15 year-old is illegal in California, meaning any touching of “private parts” of either, even with consent of both parties (and perhaps even the parents of each teenager) is illegal in California because the age of consent is 18.
Is it illegal if your boyfriend is 18 and I’m 16?
A: Yes, it is illegal to have sex with a person not at least 18 years old. So as of now having sex (you being 17) she is breaking that law as well. Just because each of you are minors that does not make it legal.
Can an 18 year old have a relationship with 16?
The age of consent in California is 18. Under the law, teenagers do not have the legal capacity to decide to engage in sexual intercourse.
Is it legal to date my boyfriend when he turns 18?
In California, the age of consent is 18. Anyone under the age of 18 cannot legally consent to sexual intercourse. This applies to both men and women.
Is dating a 16 year old at 20 OK?
16 is legal age of consent but you are still a minor and your parents have the right to decide who can come around you. They can ask for and get a restraining order against him, which will go on his record.
Can I live with my BF at 16?
The answer to your question has nothing to do with your boyfriend. If you can prove to a court that you are emancipated, and can support yourself without help from your parents, you can live wherever you wish to live.
What’s the oldest you can date at 16?
So, if you’re 16, the minimum age you’re supposed to date is 15; the oldest is 18. If you’re 13, you’re out of luck. The youngest you can date is 13 1/2, but the oldest is 12. So even somebody your own age is simultaneously too old and too young for you.
Is it okay to have a bf at 16?
Consider their emotional maturity and sense of responsibility. For many kids, 16 seems to be an appropriate age, but it may be entirely suitable for a mature 15-year-old to go on a date, or to make your immature 16-year-old wait a year or two. You can also consider what other parents are doing.
Is it illegal for a 16 and 19 year old to date?
In New South Wales, the age of consent is fixed by law at 16 for both heterosexual and homosexual sex. It is important to understand that it is not a crime for children under 16 to have sex! The law criminalises people who have sex with under-16-year-olds.
Can my parents stop me from seeing my boyfriend at 16?
Your parents cannot legally stop you from dating because you are now considered an adult. They can, however, choose to not allow you to continue living under their roof unless you follow their rules.