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Texas Legal Ages Laws - FindLaw

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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

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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 ...

Leaving home at 17 in Texas - National Runaway Safeline Forum

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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.) ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

Indecency with a Child in Texas | SAPUTO Law

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

Home - Can a Seventeen-Year-Old Leave Home? - Guides at Texas ...

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May 24, 2016 ... This chapter defines the legal age of majority in Texas. ... an article called " Unaccompanied Youth", which discusses the rights of 17-year-olds.

Texas Age of Consent Law — Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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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 ...

PENAL CODE CHAPTER 21. SEXUAL OFFENSES - Texas ...

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(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 -- Age of Consent

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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 ...

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The Age of Consent and Child Sex Crimes in Texas

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Therefore, under Texas law, with some exceptions, it is illegal to have sex with a person under the age of 17. This is sometimes called the ...

Statutory Rape: The Age of Consent | LegalMatch Law Library

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Aug 22, 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

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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 ...