Start 21 dating 16 yr old

21 dating 16 yr old

Until she reaches the age of majority or is recognized as a capable adult through the termination of parental rights, her parents have the statutory right to physical possession of their child and the duty of control and reasonable discipline. I started dating this girl that is 17 years old and well am a lil concern about her age.

The alcoholic beverage code actually EXPLICITLY defines a minor as a person "under 21 years of age" and an adult as a person "21 years of age or older." A 17 year old MINOR is "of age" to consent to having sex.

Also, if she lives with her parents, they do have a right to control her movements on dating issues. Basically what I was trying to clear up was that a 17 year old can consent to having sex. Umm..for the purposes of the Alcoholic Beverage Code a minor is a person under 21 actually.

Also, the "unwritten" law for the age of consent for deviate sexual intercourse or sexual contact is 17, making your girlfriend "of age" and competence to make any such decision. For the purposes of estates, a minor is a person under 21.

Therefore, you may, as a 21 year old, date your 17 year old girlfriend. Click on this link for the thread I'm referring to I know if she were younger, they could file statutory rape charges, but with her so close to adult, I am just not sure. Being able to consent to having sex does not change their minor status. Umm..for the purposes of the Alcoholic Beverage Code a minor is a person under 21 actually.

Also, the "unwritten" law for the age of consent for deviate sexual intercourse or sexual contact is 17, making your girlfriend "of age" and competence to make any such decision. I am dating a 23 year old and I was just wondering if it was against the law. The Texas Penal Code is on line, and you can double check there. Go check out the Penal Code for your states to see what the law is in your state. For this purpose, a minor DOES NOT include a 17-year-old. For the purposes of estates, a minor is a person under 21.

he really does'nt want to break up with her but he kinda believes the friend may go though with threats and is worried to the piont were he can't get a ounce of sleep .i forgot to mention that there is NOTHING going on as sex or such . Oh..then you only have to worry about Class C felonies instead of statutory rape. Being specific depends on the legal definition of the law, based on the crime commited.

I would recommend the 19 year old stop dating the 14 year old before he finds himself in prison. While you can be tried as an adult in some instances, you still can not vote, drink, or be on a legal contract, like a rental agreement. In Texas, any person under 18 is a minor for ALL purposes.

Do you people not understand that there is a big difference between the two ? ACc083: ***TEXAS LAW*** There are no laws restricting age limits on dating.