Dating a minor

NRS 200.364 is the Nevada law that sets the age of consent to sixteen (16).With some exceptions, this means that children aged 15 or younger cannot legally agree to have sex.If you mean having sexual intercourse, it is against the law.There are no law against dating but since you are both minors you will need your parents to agree to it. The laws vary from place to place, but typically someone over the age of 16 is safe. There are laws regarding children being involved in sexual contact.

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It makes no difference if the adult and child are opposite- or same-sex.

Yes, there are no laws against dating but as minors your parents have to be OK with it of course.

ANSWER: Define "dating." IF you mean going out and having fun as friends, it is fine.

The statute states that any kind of penetrative sex is automatically against the law when it is: Adults age 18 or older who have unforced sex with children aged 14 or 15 risk being sentenced as a Nevada sex offender for the Nevada crime of statutory sexual seduction (NRS 200.368) (a.k.a.statutory rape).

But there is a "close-in-age" exception where adults have consensual sex with children under age 16 as long as the child is no more than four (4) years younger than the adult.

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