Question: Is 17 considered a minor in Oklahoma?

A minor is anyone under the age of 18. In Oklahoma, there is a Romeo and Juliet exemption for consensual sex between two persons who are at least 14 years old but younger than 19.

Can a 17 year old sleep with a 20 year old in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, the age of consent is 16, and the law recognizes an age differential of two years. This means that no person can be convicted of rape or rape by instrumentation with anyone over the age of 14, with that persons consent, unless the defendant was older than 18 at the time the sexual act occurred.

Can a 17 year old date a 18 year old in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone 15 or younger), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

Can you live on your own at 17 in Oklahoma?

A: There is no law or policy in Oklahoma for how old a child has to be in order to be left alone. Here are the recommended guidelines for parents: Infants and children under 6 years of age should never be left alone without adult supervision.

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

That means anyone who is at least 16 years old can consent to sex with an adult (anyone at least 18 years old). The consent must be voluntary, otherwise, its invalid. Remember, Romeo and Juliet laws apply to involved persons who are at least 14 years old but younger than 19.

The short answer is yes you can move out but your father could cause problems by reporting you to DHS. Since no one knows your situation it is difficult to guide you. As a 17 year old you cannot sign contracts that are binding nor get utilities in

Can I get in trouble for running away at 17 in Oklahoma?

Under Oklahoma law, it is illegal for a person to knowingly or willfully cause, aid, abet or encourage a minor to be, remain or become a runaway child. A person who does so can be convicted of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment in county jail for up to one year, fined up to $1,000 or both.

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