Legal Question in Sexual Harassment in Texas

What is the legal texas age of consent. I'm 19 and my boyfriend is 16 and it's a two and half year difference. I don't want to know bc we want to do it. We don't I want know bc his mom is trying to get me in trouble.

Asked on 4/24/13, 6:48 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cynthia Henley Cynthia Henley, Lawyer

The legal age of consent is 17 but if you are within 3 years of age of each other (to the day), then it is a defense.

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Answered on 4/30/13, 11:59 am


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