Can an 18 year-old legally have sex with a 17?

Answer Possibly. It depends entirely on the state. States tend to set the minimum age of consent (age when a person can legally have sex) at somewhere between 16 and 18. There are a few states which are l... Read More »

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Can a twelve year old child be left alone with his eight year old brother in South Carolina legally?

actually no, the legal age you have to be in South Carolina to stay home alone is 18.

If a 16-year-old lives in LA with mother and father lives in MS and they have joint custody with the mother being dominant can the child leave home to go live with the father legally?

Answer Where I come from, I believe so, yes. A 16 year old is old enough to decide which parent he or she wants to live with. If you just up and leave to go live with your father without telling yo... Read More »

Can two sixteen year olds have a baby in Oklahoma legally?

What can you do legally if a 20-year-old man in a different state is chatting with your 16-year-old daughter on the internet and phone and you caught her sending suggestive pictures via camera phone?

Answer Legally you can't really do anything unless you can prove he's trying to solicit her for sex, but it sounds like they were chatting. She willingly sent photos to him over the web, so she's n... Read More »