Is it illegal to have relations with a 17 year old?

Is it illegal to have relations with a 17 year old?

Statutory rape refers to sexual relations involving someone below the “age of consent.” People who are underage cannot legally consent to having sex, so any form of sexual activity with them violates the law. This is true even in situations where they signal their agreement.

What does age of consent mean in Nevada?

A: The age of consent in Nevada is sixteen. Age of consent simply means that the person is legally able to consent to having a sexual relationship with another person, despite not being 18. The parents of the person do not have a legal say in the matter and do not have to consent to the relationship.

Can parents press charges if your 17?

In some states, 17 is considered an adult. If you are in a state where 18 is an adult, then you are the only one who can press charges, because a minor cannot.

Can a 17 and 20 year old date?

No. You can talk, date and even have sex, provided that it’s consensual. A 16 or 17 y/o can, legally / lawfully, consent to sexual relations with someone who is 23 or…

Is there a Romeo and Juliet law in Nevada?

Under the Romeo and Juliet law (also called the close-in-age exception), children who are 14 or 15 may consent to sex in the state of Nevada if their partner is less than four years older than them. Therefore, it is legal for minors ages 14 and 17 to have consensual sex together.

Can a 15 and 20 year old date?

2 attorney answers No, it’s not illegal. However, it would be extremely stupid for a 20 year old male to “date” a 15 year old girl. That’s because she could tell everyone that they had sex, even though they didn’t, and all of the sudden the 20 year old male’s reputation…

Can my parents press charges against my boyfriend?

Your Mom cannot “press charges” on anybody. She’s lacks that power. Only a prosecuting attorney can file criminal charges. But, she can report b/f to the police and he could be prosecuted for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor…

Is 17 and 20 a bad age difference?

Is 17 and 20 a bad age gap? 20 is an adult; 17 is not. Therefore, a 20 year old should not be dating a 17 year old. If you are an adult dating an adult, 3 years is insignificant.

Can a 17 and 22 year old date?

A: It’s legal for anyone to “date” anyone else. The law is not concerned with dating, but is concerned with sex. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea. First, a 17 year old is still a minor.

Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old?

No, it’s not against the law for a 20 year old to “DATE” a 16 year old. The definition of ‘date’ means to go out together to a movie or to dinner or dance. It does not mean having sex… regular or oral.

What country has the lowest minimum age of consent?

Here are the 10 countries with the lowest ages of consent:

  • Western Sahara (13 years)
  • Comoros (13 years)
  • Burkina Faso (13 years)
  • Niger (13 years)
  • South Korea (13 years)
  • Japan (13 years)
  • San Marino (14 years)
  • Liechtenstein (14 years)

Can a 15 year old guy date a 20 year old girl?