Brooklyn. Age: 28.
April 14, You asked for a comparison of statutory rape statutes by state. Most states do not refer specifically to statutory rape; instead they use designations such as sexual assault and sexual abuse to identify prohibited activity.
Dana. Age: 23.
What is the Statute of Limitations for Statutory Rape in California?
Back to Sexual health. Make sure you know the facts before you use one. Myth: You have to be 18 to buy condoms.
Lilly. Age: 20.
For most crimes in California, the prosecutor must file a complaint against a defendant within a specified amount of time. If the statutory period lapses, you cannot be convicted for that activity. As a general rule, the more serious your violation is, the longer the statute of limitations.
Generally the legal age of consent is considered to be age 16 and above for all genders and sexual orientations, but certain exceptions apply, including that of sex with someone with a mental disability and other factors. The sex act must also be consensual between both parties. Persons also need to be weary of the age of becoming an adult age 18 in South Africawhere the parents of a child still has authority about what he or she may consent to whilst under age