Question: Can a 18 year old date a 15 year old in New Hampshire?

Can an 18 year old date a 15 year old in NH?

Engaging in consensual sex with a 15-year-old is a felony if the defendant is 27 years old, but only a misdemeanor if the defendant is 18 years old.

What is the Romeo and Juliet law in NH?

New Hampshire has a close-in-age exemption. A close in age exemption, also known as Romeo and Juliet law, is designed to prevent the prosecution of underage couples who engage in consensual sex when both participants are significantly close in age to each other, and one or both are below the age of consent.

Can a 19 year old date a 16 year old in New Hampshire?

2 attorney answers The legal age on sexual consent in NH is 16. Appears you are OK legally, but this does not mean its a good idea.

Is it illegal for a minor to date an 18 year old?

It is illegal to have sexual contact, which can include touching or caressing, with a minor. There is an exception which generally allows parties who are both still in high school, AND the age difference between them is less than 1 year (365

What age is a minor in NH?

18 years old A minor is a person under 18 years old.

Can I legally employ a 15 year old?

Children. Under the Act, employers cannot employ children under 16 in regular full-time jobs. They may employ children aged 14 and 15 years on light work as follows: Children over 15 but under 16 may do light work up to 8 hours a week during school term time.

What can you do at 18 NH?

As discussed above, New Hampshires minimum gambling age is 18. In this state, residents and visitors who are at least eighteen can participate in pari-mutuel wagering, poker, shipboard casinos, charitable gambling like poker, lucky 7, bingo, and raffles.

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