Under Kentucky law, a person must be 16 years old to consent to a sexual act. Under KRS 402.020, no one under the age of 18 may legally marry in Kentucky, except that a 17 year old may petition a district or family court to obtain permission to get married.
Can a 19 year old date a 16 year old in Kentucky?
Statutory Rape in Kentucky Under state law, it is also illegal for someone over the age of 18 to have sexual intercourse with an individual under the age of 16. If an adult has sex with an individual under the age of 16, they would be guilty of statutory rape.
Can a 16 and 19 year old legally date?
There arent any laws around being in a non-sexual relationship where one person is under 18 and the other over. Once you turn 16 its not illegal for someone to have sex with you no matter how old they are.
Can an 18 year old propose to a 16 year old?
It is not illegal for him to propose though you would need your parents permission to actually marry him at that time.
Is it weird for a 19 year old to date a 17 year old?
Your dating relationship is not necessarily the problem. Simply dating someone under age (under 18 in most states) is not a crime. However, a sexual relationship, even if totally consensual is a crime.
Can a 24 year old date a 16 year old in Kentucky?
Legal Age of Consent in Kentucky Is 16 A person under the age of 18 is a minor under Kentucky law. Under Kentuckys new marriage laws, a 17-year-old could consent to sex with a person up to 27 years of age, but would be prohibited from marrying anyone older than 21 years old.