Question: Can you go to jail for dating a minor?

How long would you be in jail for dating a minor?

You could face up to four years in state prison and $10,000 in fines if you are older than 21 and the alleged victim is under the age of 16. Additionally, you could face lifetime registration as a sex offender pursuant to California Penal Code Section 290 if you are convicted of this crime.

What is the sentence for dating a minor?

The crime of lewd acts with a minor is a felony offense. If you are convicted under PC 288(a), you face 3, 6 or 8 years in state prison and up to $10,000 in fines. In addition, you will receive a strike on your criminal record under Californias Three Strikes law.

Is it okay to date a 17 at 15?

People of any age can date each other. If either of them are under age their parents have to agree to the dating. It is never illegal to date with parental approval.

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