Legal Question in Criminal Law in Texas

can i get in trouble for dating a minor if i have parental consent and no sexual contact has ever been made? i live in texas im 19 we both have parental consent i gave her a promise ring for when we get married.

Asked on 6/23/13, 4:37 am

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Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer
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No sexual contact under age 17 except that it is a defense if the parties are within 3 years of age of each other. No laws violated by dating.

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Answered on 6/25/13, 1:28 pm

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