Legal age for relationship?

If a 14 year old were to date an 18 year old, would it be illegal? Or is it just the sex that's illegal?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    This is the age of consent for sex. It is not illegal to date someone older.

    STATE AGE

    Alabama 16

    Alaska 16

    Arizona 18

    Arkansas 16

    California 18

    Colorado 15

    Connecticut 15

    D.C. 16

    Delaware 16

    Florida 16/18 (bill pending)

    Georgia 16

    Hawaii 14

    Idaho 14

    Illinois 16/17

    Indiana 16

    Iowa 18

    Kansas 16

    Kentucky 16 - [1]

    Louisiana 17

    Maine 16

    Maryland 16

    Massachusetts 16/18

    Michigan 16

    Minnesota 16

    Mississippi 16 - [2]

    Missouri 17

    Montana 16

    Nebraska 16

    Nevada 16

    New Hampshire 16/18

    New Jersey 16/18

    New Mexico 17

    New York 17

    North Carolina 16

    North Dakota 18

    Ohio 16

    Oklahoma 16

    Oregon 18

    Pennsylvania 16

    Rhode Island 16

    South Carolina 14/16

    South Dakota 16

    Tennessee 18

    Texas 17

    Utah 16/18

    Vermont 16

    Virginia 15

    Washington 16

    West Virginia 16

    Wisconsin 18

    Wyoming 16

    Puerto Rico 18

    FOOTNOTES:

    [1]Age 16 if the man is 21 or older.

    [2]If the female is over 12, the status applies only to virgins.

  • bakos
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    the following in texas the criminal consenting age is 16, antthing lower than is considererd statutory rape. yet when your over 16 then that's cool. not fairly confident on the regulations via the pond, yet yeah... :)

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