17 You are considered a minor (someone who is not an adult) if you are under 18 years old.
This is a legal status that lawmakers created for your protection.
Where the victim is at the time unconscious of the nature of the act and this fact is known to the accused; 6. rape committed by a person over eighteen (18) years of age upon a person under fourteen (14) years of age; or 2.
Where force or violence is used or threatened, accompanied by apparent power of execution to the victim or to another person; 4.
Where the victim is intoxicated by a narcotic or anesthetic agent, administered by or with the privity of the accused as a means of forcing the victim to submit; 5.
We want you to be informed because being a “minor” affects your right to information and services. Keep in mind that these laws may be different for you if you are legally considered an emancipated minor, pregnant minor, minor living apart or married minor. 16 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age. 10.“Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 11.“Emergency Contraception,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 12.“Emergency Room Requirements To Offer/Provide Sexual Assault Survivors with Emergency Contraception.” Henry J.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.
First degree rape is typically occurs when sex is forced despite a victim’s protests or coerced when a victim is rendered incapable of denying consent.
Second degree rape, on the other hand, often occurs when the victim actually consents to the act, but his or her consent is legally invalid because of age, custodial status, or other statutory designation.
It seems a little unfair that a young man who has a relationship with a girl just a little younger than the legal age of consent is branded a high-risk sex offender in the same classification as a violent sexual predator or child rapist.
However, with the state of Oklahoma’s offense-based classification system, this is exactly what happens to hundreds of Oklahoma men and women each year.
It was completely consensual in every way, and we talked about it for MONTHS beforehand. could she turn around and stab me in the back with rape charges?
Also I have a question on the maximum age difference concerning minors and/or adults, because I'll be turning 18 in December. we dated for 4 years, we had intercourse while I was 16, and she was 15.
Additionally, physicians may (but are not required to) inform minors’ parents/guardian, even those who fulfill one or more of these situations. State of the States 2004: A Policy Analysis of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Safer Schools Issues.