Span classnews_dtjan 29 2017spannbsp018332is dating someone under 18 illegal my friend is dating an 17 year old he is 24 we live in the state new mexico they havent done.
It is illegal to have sexual contact or interourse with anyone under the age of 16 the law does not care what your age is just the age of the other person it is possible in wisconsin for two 17 year olds to both be charged _as adults_ with having sexual intercourse with a child.
Span classnews_dtmay 04 2011spannbsp018332if in the us there is no law against dating someone under the age of 18 regardless of your own age as dating is defined as dating relationship means frequent intimate associations primarily characterized by the expectation of affectional involvement.
Depending on what you are doing and who you are doing it with sexual activity with a person under 18 yearsold is illegal a person under 18 years of age cannot consent to sexual activity if the other person has a relationship of trust or authority over them or they are dependent on that person.
At first she thought it meant sex was illegal under 16 until told by a reporter about exceptions such as a sexual relationship with someone less that five years older.
However sexual contact between an adult and someone under 16 yrs the legal age of consent could well be seen as illegal there are some exceptions however for example consensual sexual activity is considered legalacceptable if the underage person is 14 or 15 and the adult is less than 5 years older.
Is it illegal to date someone who is 18 or older if your under 18 it depends on the laws of your country or state generally if you are considered a minor aka child then yes it is illegal to be dated by an 18 year old as an 18 year old is.
In the state of missouri it is illegal to date someone 17 or younger if you are over 18 in fact this can become a very serious crime if you date someone under age you will be considered a pedophile and youll have to register as a pedophile through the state.
To help protect youth from sexual predators and to fight child sexual exploitation which has become increasingly prominent in the age of the internet the government of canada has passed new legislation increasing the age of consent for sexual activity.