Question: Is a 15 year old dating a 21 year old illegal?

Can a 21 year old date 15 year old?

Yes, so long as the relationship is not sexual. If they have sexual intercourse, the 21-year-old can face criminal charges for statutory rape if they are not married. The penalties for statutory rape carry up to 3 years in jail.

Is it bad for a 21 year old to date a 16?

Generally, it is not illegal for these two to date. Of course, any sexual activity is considered statutory rape, but if there is no sexual aspect to their relationship, then they are probably fine. However, this is a fine line to walk for the 21 year old.

Is a 15 year old dating a 20 legal?

2 attorney answers No, its not illegal. However, it would be extremely stupid for a 20 year old male to date a 15 year old girl. Thats because she could tell everyone that they had sex, even though they didnt, and all of the sudden the 20 year old males reputation

Is a 14 year old dating a 21 legal?

This in and of itself is not illegal, if the 14 year olds parents are agreeable to it. Despite not being illegal, it is inappropriate and creepy. On the other hand, if by dating you mean sex or sexual activity, then it is absolutely illegal.

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