Legal dating laws
NCYL developed the guides in collaboration with the Family Violence Prevention Fund’s (FVPF) Project Connect Initiative.Unlike some Teen Health Law publications, these are not provider guides.
In most places you have to be at least 16 to consent, if not 17 or 18. Dating and marriage agencies are legal in most countries, so there is not much of a legal issue with this dating.The first is a packet of materials explaining California’s new minor consent mental health law, which goes into effect Jan. Updated charts and a brief list of frequently asked questions explaining the new law and what it means for service providers and service delivery are available for download from Teen Health The second is a series of five legal guides that describe the confidentiality and reporting obligations of health care providers when adolescents disclose teen dating violence.Teen Health now has guides to the law in Arizona, California, Maine, Michigan, and Ohio.Some of those laws are enforced based on the age differences between the parties.If both are over the age of consent, the age difference isn't going to matter.