Question: Is a 16 year old dating a 18 legal in Indiana?

The age of consent here in Indiana is 16. That means that if youre 18 or older, you can get into serious legal trouble if youre accused of having sexual contact with someone younger than 16.

What happens when a 16-year-old dating a 18 legal?

No this is not illegal. Simply dating a person over age 18 is not illegal. It can become illegal for a person who is 18 once sex is involved.

Can a 17 year old leave home in Indiana?

Indiana does not set an age for the eligibility of emancipation. In most states, including Indiana, a minor is legally emancipated from parental control when they reach the age of 18. However, in some cases, a minor may wish to leave the home before attaining the age of automatic emancipation.

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