17: It is legal for a person to have sex with someone who is under the age of consent so long as both parties are at least 14 years old and under 21 years old.
Is it illegal for a 14 and 18 year old to date in Texas?
Texas Penal Code 22.021 The law states that anyone between the ages of 14 and 17 can legally give consent with someone within three years of their age, so long as the other party is at least 14 and gives his or her consent. This code means that an 18-year-old and 15-year-old would be able to have consensual sex.
Can my parents call the cops if I leave at 17 in Texas?
Anyone can call the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), also known as CPS, and make a report, including minors. If a minor calls DFPS to report abuse or neglect, no one will know that it was the minor who called, not even the minors parents. Reports to DFPS are confidential, meaning they are secret.
Is it easy to conceive at 17?
A sexually active teen who doesnt use contraceptives has a 90% chance of becoming pregnant within a year. More than half of all mothers on welfare had their first child as a teenager. In fact, two-thirds of families begun by a young, unmarried mother are poor.