Can A 17 Year Old Date A 13 Year Old In Texas?

Is it weird for a 14 to date 17?

Alec Scott Rose.

Sexual activity with a person who is underaged, by anyone, including another person under 18, is illegal.

After you turn 18, it is still illegal.

Dating is not illegal, as long as no sexual activity is involved, but as long as she is a minor, her parents have….

Is it bad for a 17 year old to date a 14 year old?

It’s not illegal to date, but you cannot legally consent to any sexual contact until you are 16.

In Texas, the legal age of consent for sex is 17 years old. It means a person age 17 or older has the legal right to consent to sexual activity.

Is a 13 year old dating a 17 year old wrong?

No, it’s not okay. Not just for the 13-year old dating a 16-year old. It is just not okay for a 13, 14, 15 or even 16-year old dating anyone. Dang, you’re still a child, a minor under the law and in the eyes of the society!

What is the youngest age a 17 year old can date?

So, if the 17 year old just turned 17, the youngest they should date is someone 14.5 years of age. If the teenager is 17.5, the youngest they should date is someone 15 years of age.

Is it wrong to date a minor?

It is legal for an adult to engage in social activities in public with a minor, such as eating at a restaurant or watching a movie – both of these activities are commonly associated with “dating”. However, it is illegal for an adult to have sex or sexual contact with a minor.

Can a 17 year old and a 30 year old date in Texas?

The age of consent in Texas is 17. This means any individual 17 years or older can legally agree to have sex or participate in sexual activities. Therefore, any minor 16 or younger cannot consent to sex with adults.

Is it OK for a 17 to date 15?

There are only two years difference between the two of you. Of course it’s alright for a 17 year old male to date a 15 year old female.