Question: Can a 17 year old date a 20 year old in Alabama?

In Alabama, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old in Alabama?

Can a 20 year old date a 16 year old in Alabama? No, its not against the law for a 20 year old to “DATE” a 16 year old. The definition of date means to go out together to a movie or to dinner or dance. It does not mean having sex… regular or oral.

16 Alabama. While the age of consent is 16, Alabamas statutory rape law is violated when an individual over the age of 18 engages in sexual intercourse with a person over the age of 12 and under age 16. Or when a person 16 or older engages in sexual intercourse with a victim that is at least two years younger.

Can a 17 year old date a 19 year old in Alabama?

In Alabama, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

1 attorney answer Yes and no. In Alabama, you are not an adult until you turn 19. We are one of two states that recognizes this higher age of majority.

Can a 19 year old date a 17 year old in Alabama?

In Alabama, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

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