Question: Is it illegal to date a 17 year old in Louisiana?

Louisianas age of consent is 17. Louisiana law defines felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile as “sexual intercourse with consent” between someone who is 17 or older and another person between the ages of 13 and 16 when the difference in their ages is four years or greater.

Is having a relationship with a 17 year old illegal?

The age of consent is 16 The law says that 16 and 17 year olds can legally have sex but, as they are legally children, they are given more protection in law. It is illegal for an adult in a position of trust or responsibility to have sex with a 16 or 17 year old.

Can a 17-year-old date a 14 year old?

Its not illegal to date, but you cannot legally consent to any sexual contact until you are 16.

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