Therefore, it is safest legally and socially for an adult to date only other adults.
There are plenty of people in prison for having sex with a person who was under the age of 18. However, having sex with a girl under 18 would constitute statutory rape.
15 could be considered Legal under a "Romeo and Juliet" law.
This kind of law can be tacked onto age of consent laws, the principle is simple if the act is consensual and the partners are close-in-age (also called close-in-age exception) You're not entirely correct many jurisdictions has whats called "Romeo and Juliet" laws which protects consensual relationships if the partners are close in age, this can also apply to people who passes age 18 dating someone who is a minor.
Kim Kardashian claimed that Old Navy used Molinaro as a look alike to Kim in order to promote their brand.
Kim Kardashian was also seeking order to have the actress/model Molinaro banned from Old Navy commercials.
It is considered extremely socially unacceptable and suspect for anyone in college or in the work world to be dating a 16 year old child who is still in high school.
By doing so, one opens oneself up to easy accusations of child rape.
To get full idea ofthe laws in your state, please go to click on Age of Consent Laws by State. I would recommend all young people who are dating to check it out.
If he was forty and you were ten it would be legal (but that is horrible Im not condoning that! If you two do have sex he will be done for statory rape and im sure you dont want that for boyfriend so just dont be tempted and you two will be fine :) It is not illegal to date. Here, if one of the people is 18 or older and the other is at least 4 years younger, it is illegal to have sex.
is very against it and have power in the community. If you are on good terms with her family, I wouldn't worry.