Statutory rape laws assume that all sexual activities involving individuals below a certain age are coercive. You'd likely lose your job. Further, your state laws may also actually address the hanging out with minors thing as well but I am unclear on the specifics. Try not to make her feel used, don't rush into sex especially if she's a virgin , and make sure she knows that you like her and that you're not dating her because of something superficial. Th … ere are law regarding sexual contact, but that's a different issue.
She was 17, I was 20. I don't know about canada but even with out sex, in the U. The wide variation among states in terms of the relationship between the different criminal offenses and reporting requirements necessitates close examination of the individual state summaries. As a guy I don't think this idea is cool at all, however, I remember when I was 16 there were girls dating men out of high school an in 20s. There are also good girls who end up getting hurt Typically people date at their same maturity level.
If parents are opposed of you dating maybe you should hold off a little while; you do not want the law to ruin a could have relatio … nship. In roughly one-third of state codes, statutory rape is only considered child abuse and therefore a reportable offense if it is perpetrated or allowed by a person responsible for the care of the child. Knowing the law is the best defense. If her parents are okay with the two dating, then fin … e. I am 20 year old guy and I want to date 16-17 year old girls.
If this record is published, anyone can find out about it on the internet and it won't be long until someone traces it to you. It's going to be a disaster! Your age is the determining factor--not that you are pregnant. If you also want to have sex, wait till you are 18. If they say she can't date a 20-year-old, then she can't. To complicate matters, few states use the term statutory rape in their criminal codes.
In these cases, mandated reporters must notify the proper authorities of suspected abuse regardless of the defendants relationship to the victim. There is no distinction in California lawbetween homosexual activity and heterosexual activity with regardto age of consent. So they already knew what kind of person I am. No attorney client relationship exists or is intended to exist until I specifically state that a conversation is privileged. However, if you decide to send me a personal e-mail to call me names or tell me where to shove things or tell me that I need to go back to law school because my answer doesn't comport with your google search, I reserve the right to publicize your message in any way I choose. His parents love me, and my parents love him. By law, the exception permits a person 23 years of age or younger to engage in legal sexual activity … with a minor aged 16 or 17.
Nevertheless, it's important to know, in your state, what is legal and what is a crime. In addition, if the father of your child is older than you, he can be charged with rape. Second, they must determine whether or not they are required to report this relationship to the proper authorities. You may not agree with my answer and you may not agree with how I answer your question. To understand if statutory rape has occurred and whether it should be reported and to whom , program staff and policy makers need to be familiar with two sets of laws: criminal and civil codes. Use for marketing or solicitation is prohibited.
It is designed to provide useful information to state and federal policymakers who are interested in how state statutes address statutory rape. Not all girls are bitches and not all of them will backstab you. If you are a mature 17 year old and can hold your own with 20 and up, t … hen go for it. You are trying to say that I should stop worrying what other people will think of me and just do what I want to do as long as its legal. The age of consent in most states is 16. Having said all of that.
Between 16-18 and 19+ are really significant transitioning years with significantly different major life changes going on ex. If it was my daughter you tried to date at your age, I would change your gender and probably beat you mercilessly. Some states define the age below which an individual cannot be prosecuted for having sex with a minor. Thus, in order to understand a specific states laws, one must look to see which of these elements is included. Wow what a loaded question. If dating her to control her because she is younger and less experienced that is not good.
Assuming you two will date for a while, you'll both be a year or two older by the time you talk marriage and by then the age difference will be a nonissue. Your parents can get him and you into deep hot water if they report this to the police. Please note this situation takes place in Toronto, which may or may not matter. If she has a kid. And most importantly of all.