Question: Can a 17 year old date a 26 year old in Ohio?

Can a 17 date a 26 year old in Ohio?

Ohios Close-in-Age Exemption A close-in-age exemption is where two younger people may partake in consensual sexual conduct without fear of breaking the law. Ohios close-in-age exemption says that anyone who is under 18 years old can engage in consensual sexual relations with someone who is at least 13 years old.

Whats the oldest a 17 can date in Ohio?

Since the law states that the age of consent is 16, it is possible for an 18-year-old to date someone 16 or 17 years of age.

Can a 23 year old date a 17 year old in Ohio?

A: Its legal for anyone to date anyone else. The law is not concerned with dating, but is concerned with sex. The age of consent in Ohio is 16. It is technically legal for a 22 year old to have a sexual relationship with a 17 year old; however, it still not a good idea.

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