You need legal advice from an , and you need one right now. I just think it's illegal to date a 16 if I'm going to be 14 because we both have the Same birthday. Every girl did, but I didn't want to date someone older for social status, I just didn't get along with the guys my age. In the eyes of the law, that is often interpreted as transmission of child pornography. Of course, i am more or less afraid of what her parents will think about it.
Believe it or not, they are looking out for you. Your parents are a different matter. Williams answers questions on Avvo only to provide general advice based upon the limited information in the question. I agree with Rachel, unless they are locked in their rooms, they are going to do it whether you like it or not. I personally dated an 18-year-old at the age of 16, but that was because I had no one to tell me otherwise. In her case, she forbid her 16-year-old daughter from dating an 18-year-old, pointing out that the age difference puts too much pressure on girls in particular. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not.
That could help, but if you're that uncomfortable with it just know there's plenty of cool 16 year old girls, i would know, and if you really like her then go for it because two years isn't that big of a deal. Twelve years old is still a child. My first thought is they may not like the whole idea, but maybe if we explain all this to them they wont have a problem. Then again, I don't think 12 year olds should be dating. It was infuriating for me to have these qualities savior and for no girls to notice.
The Defendants may argue that the victims represented themselves as older than they really were, and that a reasonable person would have believed such representation. Problems arise when the relationship turns sexual. I didn't have a problem with it. When I was younger, I always wanted to date older guys. This law is there to protect young people from being abused and hurt by adults, rather than to try and punish two young people who have sex, but its important to remember that this is what it says and it is illegal. If you flat-out refuse, the rebellion could be just around the corner. I always ask myself this question, is it really truly that big of a deal? Here, members share different opinions on whether a hard line should be drawn on age difference, and if so, where.
I know kids don't think it's cool to hang out with the parents, but maybe he could come over for dinner and board games so that you could get to know him. Of course, I am more or less afraid of what her parents will think about it. When they went on their first date, my son called her father and asked permission to take her to lunch and a movie. They have earned a respectable 2. Williams is retained, or agrees to discuss a matter privately, shall Mr. If you are concerned talk with her parents about it and express why you think it isn't right and perhaps they will have a talk with her and at least tell her about the possible consequences about being involved with someone at that age.
I know it sounds grown up to say you are dating, but most people-- including law enforcement-- will not view this as dating. If you would like to consult directly with me, you would have to contact me privately for a consultation. So yes or no from a personal consensus doesn't cut it where the law is applied A personal yes or no if they should be dating would depend on their maturity levels and what they have in common. It's just that I need a quick yes or no for a personal consensus. But, as with many laws, it's not always that simple.
This site should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney that practices in the subject practice discipline and with whom you have an attorney client relationship along with all the privileges that relationship provides. You need to know the kids she hangs out with, including the kid she wants to date. Regardless, the discussion does not stop at the 16-year-old marker. I've been a middle school teacher for years. But both people in the relationship are entitled to their views and feelings.
So my question is: am I allowed to date a boy at the age of 16 if I'm 14? Even then, I am not your attorney unless you and I sign an agreement to that effect. They are meeting at group outings, etc. If you really love her, then you both can wait and be friends for a while intill she hits 14 or 15. It may help you decide if he's datable in your opinion. I personally don't think a fifteen year old boy can do either one of those things for her.
Even if this is true, Oklahoma does not allow a defendant to rely on a mistake of age, even a reasonable one, to avoid a sex crime conviction for statutory rape. Keep the lines of communication open and pick you battles. Yes I have just turned 16, and yes lot of guys that age aren't in it for love, but I can say that I am. Though statutory rape is a strict liability crime which does not require the prosecutor to prove that an occurred, it is still classified as rape under the Oklahoma penal code. So, when her 12-year-old daughter wanted to date a 15-year-old, she insisted he come meet the parents — her and her husband. The age of consent is the legal terminology for the minimum legal age at which an individual has the mental capacity to consent to sexual intercourse with another individual.