Pennsylvania laws on dating minors

28-Nov-2019 03:32

A close-in-age exeption protects minors engaged in sexual activity with partners less then four years older, but the older partner can still technically be charged with corruption of minors.

There are no set close-in-age exemptions or "Romeo and Juliet laws" to Pennsylvania's age of consent.

Every time a parent is lamenting, “They grow up so fast,” their children are probably responding, “Not fast enough!

” The line between child and adult can be fuzzy, so how does the Yellowhammer State distinguish between minors and adults in the eyes of the law?

"Serious bodily injury." As defined in section 2301 (relating to definitions).

"Sexual intercourse." In addition to its ordinary meaning, includes intercourse per os or per anus, with some penetration however slight; emission is not required.

"Forcible compulsion." Compulsion by use of physical, intellectual, moral, emotional or psychological force, either express or implied.

The term also includes penetration, however slight, of the genitals or anus of another person with a foreign object for any purpose other than good faith medical, hygienic or law enforcement procedures.

Alabama Age Statutes Legal age laws in Alabama are highlighted in the table below.

Minor 15 or more at nearest birthday may contract for life, health, accident, annuity insurance; however, not bound by any unperformed agreement to pay premium (Code of Alabama 27-14-5: Power of Contract) Legal Responsibilities of Minors and Parents Alabama provides for a legal process, referred to as the “emancipation of a minor,” by which a person under the age of 19 can become an adult in the eyes of the law.

"Sexual intercourse." In addition to its ordinary meaning, includes intercourse per os or per anus, with some penetration however slight; emission is not required. "Forcible compulsion." Compulsion by use of physical, intellectual, moral, emotional or psychological force, either express or implied. The term also includes penetration, however slight, of the genitals or anus of another person with a foreign object for any purpose other than good faith medical, hygienic or law enforcement procedures. Alabama Age Statutes Legal age laws in Alabama are highlighted in the table below.Minor 15 or more at nearest birthday may contract for life, health, accident, annuity insurance; however, not bound by any unperformed agreement to pay premium (Code of Alabama 27-14-5: Power of Contract) Legal Responsibilities of Minors and Parents Alabama provides for a legal process, referred to as the “emancipation of a minor,” by which a person under the age of 19 can become an adult in the eyes of the law. "Foreign object." Includes any physical object not a part of the actor's body.