Question: Can a 15 year old date a 22 year old?

If dating includes sex (or any form of sexual activity) then the answer is yes - and parental approval is irrelevant. If you are under 16 then you may not lawfully engage in any sexual activity (not just intercourse) with anyone.

Can a 15 year old date a 23 year old?

A 15 year old can not consent to sexual activity. So long as your 23 year old boy friend does nothing overtly sexual he should not be violating the law. Now, while a 15 can get married in CA, why the rush. If it is just to have sex legally, that might be a poor reason to enter into a lifetime contract.

Is a 22 and 16 legal?

3 attorney answers But you may legally date a 16 year old if you are 22 years. old. You cannot date anyone under the age of 16. A person under the age of 16 cannot consent in the eyes of the law.

Can a minor date a 22 year old?

A: Its 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.

Can a 15 year old date a 25 year old?

Sex would clearly be illegal, and other contact or communication may be illegal as well. Regardless of legality there are very problematic power dynamics at play. I recommend that you seek help and counseling.

Why is it wrong to date a minor?

As mentioned above, a minors consent to sexual contact is irrelevant in the eyes of the law in California (in many other states, the age of consent is younger). “Dating” can certainly imply sexual contact, which is illegal between a fifteen-year-old and an eighteen-year-old. This obviously can be a big problem.

Is it bad for a 16 year old to date a 25 year old?

Dating is legal but you are not of an age to consent to sex at 16. However, even though it may be legal, it is still not a good idea. Your parents could also try getting a restraining order against him.

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