The United States is a federation of states where the age of consent laws are
made at the state, .... Currently state laws set the age of consent at 16, 17, or 18.
... 17 (8): Colorado, Illinois, Lo...
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 ...
Aug 11, 2015 ... 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.
(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, ...
Statutes governing Texas's age of consent, associated criminal charges,
available ... Sexual assault includes sexual penetration between a minor who is
17 or ...
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).
The age of consent in Texas actually varies upon ... between an adult and a “
child” is 17 years old.
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 ...
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 31, 2016 ... The age of consent in Texas is 17, so the relationship itself isn't illegal, but
authorities discovered that the student had sent Leiva nude photos ...