Federal law makes it criminal to engage in a sexual act with another person who is between the age of 12 and 16 if they are at least four years younger than you. Each state takes a different approach as the age of consent has ranged from 10 to 18.
Can you date an 18-year-old if youre 16?
No this is not illegal. Simply dating a person over age 18 is not illegal. It can become illegal for a person who is 18 once sex is involved.
Is it illegal to date someone 18 when your 13?
It is not illegal for a 18-year-old to have a social relationship with a 13-year-old of the opposite sex, it is statutory rape however if there is any sexual activity between the two parties.
Is a 14 year old allowed to date a 17 year old?
Its not illegal to date, but you cannot legally consent to any sexual contact until you are 16.