Q: My friend is 14 and she is Dating an 18 year old boy and he is consistently having sex with her. Is that against the law
If it is against the law, what do I do to stop it
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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