In New York, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 17), even if the sex is consensual.
Can a 15 year old date an 18 year old?
The law criminalises people who have sex with under-16-year-olds. So, if an 18-year-old is having consensual sex with a 15-year-old, the 18-year-old is guilty of an offence and the 15-year-old is the victim.
Is a 15 year old dating a 17 legal?
People of any age can date each other. If either of them are under age their parents have to agree to the dating. It is never illegal to date with parental approval. However, each state has their own rules about sex and intercourse so as long as there is
Can a 15 year old give consent to a 17 year old in New York?
The age of consent in New York is 17 years old. That means anyone who is 16 years of age or younger cannot provide legal consent to sexual activity. When a person has consensual sexual intercourse with a minor who is under 17 years old, they could be charged with statutory rape.
Is an 18 and 22 year old weird?
It is perfectly fine for a 22 year old to date an 18 year old. The 18 year old is consenting and is of legal age so, there isnt anything wrong.