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Texas Legal Ages Laws - FindLaw


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 ...

TexasAge of Consent Laws « The Age of Consent


The following Texas age of consent laws were taken from the Texas state legislation ... (a) A person commits an offense if, with a child younger than 17 years and not the ... (2) "Spouse" means a person who is legally married to another. Text of ...

The legal age of sexual consent in Texas is 17 yrs old. I slept with a ...


May 17, 2010 ... Even though I explained that 17 is the legal age of consent in Texas, she started bawling and screaming in horror about how I had violated a ...

In Texas, it's Legal to Have Sex With a 17-Year-Old, Just Don't Take ...


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 ...

Texas Law Allows 17 To Move Out? - FreeAdvice Legal Forum


We've consulted two legal sources and one police officer that have all said that at the age of 17 she can move out, and legally there's nothing ...

Leaving home at 17 in Texas - National Runaway Safeline Forum


Aug 24, 2009 ... I've heard places you can be 17 in Texas and leave without parent consent ... recognize 18 as the age of majority (and legal age to leave home.) ...

Indecency with a Child in Texas | SAPUTO Law


The age of consent in Texas actually varies upon ... between an adult and a “ child” is 17 years old.

Texas -- Age of Consent


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 Statutory Rape Laws & Criminal Penalties | Criminal 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 consensual.

What is the Texas Legal Age of Consent for 2016?


The Texas state legal Age of Consent is 17 as of 2016. The Age of Consent is the minimum age at which an individual is recognized by the law as being capable ...

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The Age of Consent and Child Sex Crimes in Texas


Pursuant to Penal Code Sections 22.011 and 21.11, the age of consent in Texas is 17. The age of consent is the age at which an individual may legally consent ...

Statutory Rape: The Age of Consent | LegalMatch Law Library


Oct 11, 2016 ... 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.

Texas Age of Consent & Statutory Rape Laws - AgeOfConsent.net


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 ...