Question: Can a 17 year old date a 21 year old in Ohio?

The legal age of consent in Ohio is 16. Minors under the age of 16 cannot engage in sexual conduct with an adult over the age of 18.

Can a 21 date a 17 year old in Ohio?

Technically, yes, a 21-year-old can have sex with a 16-year-old person. However, consensual sex can still make you guilty if you force the person to perform a sexual act. This can mean talking them into it or taking it against their will.

Can a 21 year old have a 17 year old girlfriend?

Yes, so long as the relationship is not sexual. If they have sexual intercourse, the 21-year-old can face criminal charges for statutory rape if they are not married.

Can a 22 year old date a 17 year old Ohio?

The age of consent in Ohio is 16. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea. His or her parents can punish him or her for having a relationship they do not approve of and can ban the partner from their home.

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