Start 18 year old dating 17 year old california

18 year old dating 17 year old california

I know we can't have sex, but would it be okay if we met up just to talk and hang out?

A 25-year old has already passed those milestones, and he is probably exposed to many situations that you are not legally ready to experience.

And if you're below the age of consent, sex with someone your age could land him in to jail.

His mother knew that we were dating and didn't care.

We are both Christians and we do not believe in premarital sex.

But it may be confusing to some people about the term "minor" and the concept of when it is "legal" to have sex. I read that as long as there is no more than 3 years' difference, it is legal. – Confused female, age 16, USA Dear Confused, It is illegal to have sex with him, because the age of consent in California is 18.

"Age of consent" and "age of majority" are sometimes legally distinct, depending on where you live: Dear Panel, I am 16 and I am dating an 18 year old. If someone were to press charges against him for statutory rape, the two years' age difference would make him guilty of a misdemeanor, which carries lesser penalties than If he were three years older, when it would be a felony.

He was the perfect boy until he lied about his age. We want to meet up this week but i am worried, is this illegal?