Legal age dating texas


14-May-2018 02:06

The 2011 law also permits many of those who were convicted for sexual assault under the old law to clear their names.

Statutory rape laws are aggressively enforced in the state of Texas.

In some states, however, “Romeo and Juliet” laws now exempt from some criminal penalties some teenagers and young adults who have had sexual relations with someone under the age of consent. Romeo and Juliet laws cover those incidents where two people, not that far apart in age, engage in sexual relations, but one of the people has not reached the age of consent.