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Can a 19-year-old get in trouble if he is dating a 16-year-old in the state of New York?

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2005-10-31 19:21:17
2005-10-31 19:21:17

Yes, a 19 year old can get in trouble for dating anyone under the age of 18, because that is called child mulestation.

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Dating no, but for sex she have to be age of consent in your state.

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My son is turning eighteen and is dating a girl who is sixteen and the girls parents dont want them seeing each other can he get in trouble when he turns eighteen and continues to see her?

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Whether a 21-year-old will get in trouble for dating a 16-year-old depends on the state. Even if the 16-year-old has reached the age of consent in her state, there may be a statute about how much older her partner can legally be.

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The 15 year old will not get into trouble, but the 21 year old could. Dating is not legislated, however, sexual contact of any type is. In most places you must be at least 16 to consent to sexual activities, but this varies from state to state and country to country.

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Dating is not illegal. However, it is illegal if he has sex with her or transports her across a state line.

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There are no laws about dating in Pennsylvania, or any other state, so date away.

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Dating is allowed as long as the parents say yes and since the age of consent is 16 you can have that too.

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In my state, only if you have sexual relations with her because she/ he is a minor.

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Your both still minors and over the legal age of consent so I would say no You cannot get into trouble for dating each other but if one or both of you is under the age of consent in your State or Country then you may not make sexual contact.

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Dating is usually not illegal anywhere. Having sex may be, if one of the two is a minor, but dating (without sex, of course) should not get you in trouble.

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There are no laws about dating. There are laws regarding sexual contact vary from place to place. The age of consent is typically 16, but could be as high as 18 depending on the state.

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There are no laws about dating. She could get in trouble if there is sexual contact.

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No but if they have sex and the minor is below age of consent in their state she can be charged with statutory rape.

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Parental consent is not a factor. You need to review the laws in your state, in almost every state any sexual contact would be illegal.

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I think it depends on where you are but if you are in the United States I think so! I mean unless his parents know about you and approve of you guys dating and they are not going to press charges then I guess you wouldn't get in trouble! I guess its really all up to what state and the laws! But if you are in FL you are going to die in prison even if his parents know about you guys dating!

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It is not likely to be a problem. Dating is not subject to any laws. And the age of consent is 16 in New York.

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Answer Well if that's all he is doing then there is nothing wong, but if you mean sex is involved then yes he can be in trouble if the age of consent is over 16 in that state. He can be charged with statutory rape which has a penalty of inprisonment. Best check what the consent age is in your state before you start this.

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See, that is a fine line your walking. Can you get in trouble for "dating" a 16 YO? NO. Depending on your state, can you get in trouble for sleeping with a 16 yo? Oh ya.AnswerYou can definitely get into trouble if someone reports you to the police only if you two have had sex. Because that may be considered statutory rape depending on the state you are in, but if there is no sexually relationship then no!

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There is no penalty because there are no laws about dating. Sexual contact is another story and the laws vary from state to state.

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Laws vary from state to state. In most places 17 is old enough to consent to sexual contact, but check the laws for your state. If they are not old enough, and there are things happening, they can be charged with some charges in some states. Consult an attorney in the state for the exact laws.

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Dating is has never had any laws restricting it. However, there are laws regarding any sexual contact. Many states have set the age of sexual consent at 16. Check the laws for the state in question to make sure there isn't an issue.

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Pends on country and state. If you gave me your state in your Q; i could prob research it for you. But since the other partner is a legal adult he may be brought upon molesting charges.? i may be wrong though.


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