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Can a 21 year old date a 17 year old in Michigan?
2 attorney answers Yes; a 21 year old may have sex with a 17 year old.
Is 17 a minor in Michigan?
For example, under Michigan law a person is considered an adult for purposes of the criminal law at age 17. So if a 17 year old is accused of a crime, he/she will be tried as an adult in either district or circuit court rather than in family court. Also, if you are emancipated, then you are legally an adult.
Can you go to jail at 17 in Michigan?
Is a 17 year old a minor in Michigan when it comes to the criminal justice system? This bi-partisan move arrives from the fact that Michigan is one of the few remaining states where 17-year-olds are automatically tried, sentenced and incarcerated as adults whether they’re charged or convicted of a crime.
Can a 18 yr old date a 17 yr old in Michigan?
You should be fine. The legal age for sex is 16.
Can a 20 year old date a 17 year old in Michigan?
In Michigan, a person must be at least 16 years old in order to engage in consensual sex with an adult. The legal age of consent in Michigan is 16 years old. Under Michigan statutory rape laws, the age of consent is raised to 18 years old when the older party is an authority figure.
Can a 17 year old date a 21 year old?
Yes, so long as the relationship is not sexual. If they have sexual intercourse, the 21-year-old can face criminal charges for statutory rape if they are not married. The penalties for statutory rape carry up to 3 years in jail. This law allows minors of similar ages to engage in consensual sexual activity.
Is it legal to date a 17 year old in Ohio?
A: It’s legal for anyone to “date” anyone else. The law is not concerned with dating, but is concerned with sex. The age of consent in Ohio is 16. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea.
Can a 17 year old date a 22 year old?
It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea. First, a 17 year old is still a minor.
Is the age of consent the same in Michigan as in other states?
It might interest you to note that Michigan is in the minority of states that do not consider relative age. In most other states, if two individuals, below the age of consent have sex, it is legal (or at least,a less severe crime) so far as the partners are close to the same age.
Can a 21 year old get married in California?
Yes. Sexual intercourse between spouses is not statutory rape. If the partners are lawfully married, the 21-year-old would not face statutory rape charges. In California, there is no minimum age for marriage. Minors who want to get married need: