Q: Can a 18 year old have a baby with a 16 year old in Texas ?
Pursuant to Penal Code 21.11, it is illegal in Texas to have sexual contact with an individual UNDER the age of 17, unless the accused is:
1. not more than three years older than the victim
2. the accused is of the opposite sex
3. the accused did not use force, duress or a threat
This also includes any touching, even through clothing, of the anus, breast, or any part of the genitals. Learn more about sexual assault of a minor, indecency with a child, and aggravated sexual assault in Texas: https://www.versustexas.com/custom-home/practice-areas/criminal-cases/state-crimes/felonies/indecency-with-a-child/
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