Adult dating minor
He and his family are worried that if my parents call the police that he can be charged for sexual assualt and/or what not and have to register as a sex offender.
So what I would like to know is if our relationship is illegall by any circumstance??? (1) A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree if he or she engages in sexual contact with another person and if any of the following circumstances exist: (a) That other person is at least 13 years of age but less than 16 years of age, and the actor is 5 or more years older than that other person.
"They won't go to a drug store and ask for condoms," she says.
It is not a crime for youth under 16 to engage in sexual activity, she points out.
"When you call it the age of consent, that's misleading to kids, who will think it's not permitted, that it's a crime to be sexually active before the age of 16," says Martha Mackinnon, the executive director of Justice for Children and Youth, a Toronto legal aid clinic serving low-income youth.
"A huge concern is that kids won't seek medical help, won't seek counselling, they won't seek birth control.
For internet solicitation or online solicitation of a minor, the method of contact must involve some type of online or electronic means.
A parent can obtain a restraining order againt the bofriend/girlfriend from coming to their residents, or from contacting their 16 year old; however, the sixteen year old would have to agree with it.
Just to cover all the bases: 750.520e Criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree; misdemeanor. So, as far as Michigan is concerned, with the age of consent being 16 and your boyfriend being less than 5 years older than you, legally he cannot be punished for your relationship.
HOWEVER, until you reach the age of majority, 18, your parents CAN dictate with whom you spend your time. This means that even if you are the one who initiates contact, charges can be filed against him for breaking the restraining order. NOW GO TO BED (I am a mom after all, it was required that I say that!
Under a law that went into effect yesterday as part of the federal government's omnibus crime bill passed in February, a teen under the age of 16 cannot consent to sex with an adult five or more years older.
The bill is intended to target sexual predators, but many youth advocates say that by focusing on age, the new law will confuse teens, make their sexual activities more clandestine and expose them to other risks, including abuse, early pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.