The following chart contains seven categories of state law that affect a minor’s right to consent.Further information on these issues can be obtained by clicking on the column headings.Dear Panel, I am currently 17 and my girlfriend is 16.
With regard to sexual and reproductive health care, many states explicitly permit all or some minors to obtain contraceptive, prenatal and STI services without parental involvement.
Moreover, nearly every state permits minor parents to make important decisions on their own regarding their children.
Temporary orders are granted only if you can prove to the judge through your testimony or petition/affidavit that you need one to prevent immediate harm to you or your family.
A judge will assume that if you are asking for a temporary order you will also want a permanent order.
Anyone can press charges against you for statutory rape in California, because she will still be younger than 18.
If you are convicted, however, California law will count it as a misdemeanor, and not a felony, because you are less than three years older than she is.Dear Reader, We've received more questions about statutory rape concerning age-gap distinctions, so I'll try to answer what I didn't cover in the previous article on statutory rape. Dear Panel, If a minor has sex with a minor for example: a 17 year guy having sex with a 17 year old girl is that statutory rape since they are both of "legal" age to have sex? Ashley female, age 17, USA Dear Ashley, If both people having consensual sex are the same age, it's not statutory rape.statute_id=4536#statute-top]; * Sexual battery [/statutes_detail.php? statute_id=4535#statute-top].* Note: "Abuse" does not include any act of self-defense.* * MS Code § 93-21-3(a)id=10031&state_code=MS&lang=en#content-3939A protective order is a court order that is designed to stop your abuser from hurting you and your family. A temporary order is designed to offer you immediate, emergency protection from the abuser.statute_id=2538#statute-top]; * Cyberstalking; * Statutory rape [/statutes_detail.php?