If two people arrange to see each other on a particular date, they are dating.If they want to have dinner together, that is always legal, for anybody of any age.
Beyond those two exceptions, if both parties are 16 and over, they may do as they wish.
It also means that if either person is under 16 and both people who are within 4 years of each other, they are exempt from these laws (the idea behind that is the "older" person is also very young and doesn't know any better than the younger person) Yes, there are no laws against dating but as minors your parents have to be OK with it of course.
If they are over the age of consent, the age difference doesn't matter. They are legally not adults, and it is against the law to have minors on dating services.
(In accordance with the United States' Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, as amended, Wikianswers does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.) The law protects minors from being sexually abused by adults.
In the state of Maryland, a minor in possession of alcohol is either a civil offense or juvenile delinquency. The laws vary from place to place, but typically someone over the age of 16 is safe. There are laws regarding children being involved in sexual contact.
For minors younger than 18 it is juvenile delinquency and for minors 18 to 21, it is a civil offense. It is illegal for anyone to sexually exploit minors. These laws can be enforced based on the age differences between the parties.There are laws regarding children having sexual contact.Some of those laws can be enforced based on the age differences between the parties.Re: Dating a Minor Leaving the multititude of issues concering the emotional development and wellness of the object of your desire aside, it is not a crime for a person in advanced stages of senescence, such as yourself, to engage in sexual exploits with a neophyte unless you are an employee of the school which the child attends, or she of limited mental capacity.You can review the specific state statutes in RCW Title 9A, Chapter 44: Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 /* Trending Now */ /* Center Rail */ #ya-center-rail .profile-banner-default .ya-ba-title #Stencil . Bgc-lgr .tupwrap .comment-text /* Right Rail */ #Stencil .