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At what age can someone give consent to a sexual relationship?

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At what age can someone give consent to a sexual relationship? One person is 20, the other is 17. (Texas)
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  JaxLaw replied 5 years ago.

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The age of consent in Texas is 17. However, if the individuals are a teacher and a student, it does not matter if the student has reached the age of 17, it is still a crime (unless the student is the teacher's spouse).

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Expert:  JaxLaw replied 5 years ago.

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