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Ages of consent in North America


The ages of consent in North America for sexual activity vary by jurisdiction. The age of consent ... Persons below the age of consent may not, by law, give consent, and sexual relations involving s...

Texas Legal Ages Laws - FindLaw


Chart providing details of Texas Legal Ages Laws. ... being declared an adult in the eyes of the law -- must be a Texas resident, 17 years old (or 16 and living ...

Texas Age of Consent Lawyers | LegalMatch Law Library


Dec 5, 2013 ... In Texas, a person over 17 can consent to sex with any other adult, regardless of the age difference between them. There's no fee to post your ...

Texas Statutory Rape Laws & Criminal Penalties | Criminal Law


Statutes governing Texas's age of consent, associated criminal charges, available ... Sexual assault includes sexual penetration between a minor who is 17 or ...

Statutory rape laws and ages of consent in the US - Washington Post


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).

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 ...

The Age of Consent and Child Sex Crimes in Texas


Oct 20, 2015 ... In Texas, once a person has turned 17, the law presumes they are able to give consent. Therefore, the age of consent in Texas is 17.

Can a Seventeen-Year-Old Leave Home? - Texas State Law Library


Mar 15, 2016 ... This chapter defines the legal age of majority in Texas. ... an article called " Unaccompanied Youth", which discusses the rights of 17-year-olds.

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.) ...

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Statutory Rape: The Age of Consent | LegalMatch Law Library


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.

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.

Texas - Sex, Etc.


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 they ...