20 year old dating 17 year old texas separated dating rules

she has been wanting me to meet her parents, she says that they are very strict. I am dating a 23 year old and I was just wondering if it was against the law. : D Read this whole thread, pay attention to my posts in it- with you being 15 it is VERY important that you pay attention to my son's plight.

would i get in some kind of trouble with the laws if they dont accept our relationship. i just got a real good job and scared to lose it over that. We arent having sexual intercourse and we do really care about each other. And BTW- if anyone- your parents, teacher, friend, police, etc. For this purpose, a minor DOES NOT include a 17-year-old. In Texas, any person under 18 is a minor for ALL purposes.

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.

You might encounter one problem - if your girlfriend's parents dissapprove of the relationship, there is nothing you and your girlfriend can do. I do not know how close to age 18 she is, but there is no law against dating, and just to be sure, I suggest not having sex until she is age 18. We arent having sexual intercourse and we do really care about each other. But generally, if you are a minor, and he is 3 or more years older, it is considered statutory rape, which is old lingo for sexual abuse of a child. For the purposes of the criminal justice system, a minor is a person 10-16 years of age and an adult is a person 17 years of age or older.

(is it unlawful if we me and her have sex)***TEXAS LAW*** There are no laws restricting age limits on dating. were to claim that there has been sexual contact- even "petting" , they will be believed and your BF will end up like my son and hundreds of others. Being able to consent to having sex does not change their minor status. In Texas, any person under 18 is a minor for ALL purposes.

There should be a law for her parents who letting this continue, they do not care about the 16 year old welfare.

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Overview of Texas Legal Age Laws Texas, as do many other states, recognizes 18 as the "age of majority," at which point residents are legally considered adults (as opposed to "minors").

But Texas legal ages laws also govern a minor's eligibility for emancipation, the legal capacity for signing a contract or consenting to medical treatment.

Also, the legal age for alcohol consumption in all states is 21.

(do not believe intercourse has happened yet and his parents are wanting to stop this and get through to him) Can someone make this clear to me of the law and at what point in touching is it crossing the line, I am having a hard time getting through to both sides about the situation.

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