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Consensual sex between 18 year old male and 16 year old female

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Consensual sex between 18 year old male and 16 year old female in Texas. Legal or not? can charges be filed? likely outcome?

Age of consent in Texas is 17. An adult having sex with a 16 year old may be charged with statutory rape if the age difference is 3 years or more. An 18 year old cannot be charged with statutory rape foir having sex with a 16 year old. Texas Penal Code 22.011(a)(2))..

 

 

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