Laws on 18 year olds dating minors
Thus, instead of including force as a criminal element, theses crimes make it illegal for anyone to engage in sexual intercourse with anyone below a certain age, other than his spouse.
For example, California, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, and New York reserve their harshest statutory rape penalty for offenders who are age 21 or older.(1) If the minor is under age 15, five years in prison; (2) if the offender is at least age 18 or is tried as an adult and the minor was age 12 or younger, life in prison and the offender is ineligible for release until serving 35 years; (3) if the offender is at least 18 or tried as an adult and the victim is age 12, 13, or 14, the presumptive sentence is 20 years; or (4) if the minor is at least age 15, it is punishable by one year in prison Sexual assault to knowingly inflicts sexual intrusion or sexual penetration on a victim (1) under age 15 if the actor is at least four years older or (2) at least 15 years old but less than 17 years old and the actor is at least 10 years older.
If you see her without their permission - and without a restraining order - they can still see about charging you with contributing to the delinquency of a minor if she is disobeying them or sneaking away ... Bottomline is that if the parents do not want you two together, you risk jail by BEING together.
Carl A Retired Nor Cal Cop Sergeant "Make mine a double mocha ... " Seek justice, Love mercy, Walk humbly with your God -- Courageous, by Casting Crowns ...
10 to 25 years in prison with a mandatory minimum of five years if the victim is between age 10 and 16 and 10 years if the victim is under age 10.
The combined sentence and special parole must equal at least 10 years(1) Fixed term of 10 years with up to 10 years added or four subtracted for aggravating and mitigating circumstances or (2) if the offender actor is at least age 21, a fixed term of 30 years, with up to 20 years added or 10 subtracted.
There was a time in California where the age of majority for females was 18 and 21 for males, so an 18 female could be charged with statutory rape for sexual contact with a 20.11 year old male.