Asked in Children and the Law
Children and the Law
Do any states allow people under eighteen to vote?
IS it illegal to date someone over eighteen if you are under eighteen?
No, but in most states it is technically illegal to have sex.
Asked in Alcoholism
What are the legal ages for drinking alcohol in various states?
45 states allow people under 21 to drink under particular circumstances. 29 allow it at home with parents consent....
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, US Constitution
Why is it possible for the state to make a law that says a citizen must be 18 years old to vote?
States have the right to set any age limit for voting except an age over 18 years. Under the Twenty Sixth Amendment to the US Constitution, no state may deny or abridge the right of a person eighteen years of age the right to vote on account of age. States determine what the age of majority for its citizens should be and may grant them certain privileges regardless of the age of majority. Examples are that most states allow people to drive...
Asked in Police and Law Enforcement, Crime
What is the adjudication perspective on juvenile offenders?
They don't allow it due to the fact that individuals under the age of eighteen have no responsibilities. ...
Should people under the age of eighteen not be allowed to marry?
Marriage is a contract between two people. The law has long held that anyone under the age of majority is not able to contract, not having a full understanding or appreciation of the consequences. Therefore, to get married under the age of 18 requires parental consent. Not all states allow this and most say you have to be at least 16 to get married, even with consent. Some states allow younger marriages, but require a court order to validate that there is...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, Citizenship and Marriage, Age of Consent & Underage Relationships
Can you get married in Illinois under the age of eighteen?
In most states you would have to have written parental consent.
Asked in Skydiving
Where can you skydive if your under the age of eighteen?
It is unlawful to skydive (in the United States) if you are younger than 18 years old. ...
What percent of the homeless population in the US are under eighteen years of age?
33 percent are under the age of eighteen.
How do you get a marriage license if your under eighteen?
Most states require parental consent. There are a few states that will let you get married as young as 16 with doctors verification of pregnancy. ...
Asked in Preteen Relationships
Why do people under the age of eighteen want a boyfriend?
people under eighteen want a boyfriend not because of love. there is no such thing as love in this range of age. if they are girls their reason to have a boyfriend is simply for popularity and tothem not having a boyfriend and being a virgin is embarassing (infact its not). ...
Asked in Transportation Accidents
Should Teens under the age of 16 be able to drive if they have no transportation?
Most states will allow it under certain circumstances. Under what is called a hardship license. Usually for people living in very rural areas. ...
What states allow people who are under 18-years-old to get married?
Every state allows people under 18 to get married with parental consent. Check the laws of the state that you reside in for the minimum age requirements. ...
How old do you have to be to get married with your parents permission?
Most states will allow it as young as 16. A few will allow it under special circumstances without permission. ...
Asked in Insurance, Homeowner's Insurance
What two states allow for coverage of mobile homes under standard homeowner insurance policies?
Are there only two states out of 50?