While in general, it is legal for an adult to date a minor, it is typically unwise for this to happen. And, it is illegal for an adult to date a minor if the adult: has a criminal record, is a sex offender, or.
Is it illegal to date a minor if your 18 in California?
California – The age of consent in California is 18. It is illegal for anyone to engage in sexual intercourse with a minor (someone under the age of 18), unless they are that persons spouse. California employs a tiered system where the greater the difference in age, the greater the penalty.
Can a 14 year old date an 18 year old in California?
4 attorney answers Dating is legal. Any sexual contact, including kissing, touching, sexting, making out, oral sex, and sexual intercourse is VERY ILLEGAL. If you have any sexual contact he can and will likely go to jail.