In the United States, age of consent laws regarding sexual activity are made at
the state level. ... Depending on the jurisdiction, legal age of consent ranges from
16 to 18 years old. ..... Vermont...
Any minor petitioning a Texas court for emancipation -- that is, being declared an
adult in the eyes of the law -- must be a Texas resident, 17 years old (or 16 and ...
5 days ago ... In these states, such as Texas, the age of consent is determined by age ... It is
illegal for anyone to have sex with someone under the age of 17.
The Texas Age of Consent is 17 years old. In the United States, the age of
consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old
enough to ...
of the age of that person. I am 31 and was confused at first because you have the
age as 17 with no other information suggesting that there is a clause in that law ...
Statutes governing Texas's age of consent, associated criminal charges,
available ... sex with a minor (someone younger than 17), even if the sex is
May 1, 2015 ... Indeed, the great majority of states set the age of consent at 16 or 17, and many
... and 13 at eighteen, because of an odd twist with Texas law).
(4) "Spouse" means a person to whom a person is legally married under Subtitle
.... (a) A person commits an offense if, with a child younger than 17 years of age, ...
Texas state law does not require STDs and HIV/AIDS education. ... 17. In the
eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until
May 17, 2008 ... So, to answer- the age of consent in Texas is 17. An affirmative defense does not
bar arrest and prosecution. It is an issue that the defense must ...