--Except where otherwise provided or prescribed by law, an individual 18 years of age and older shall be deemed an adult and may sue and be sued as such.
Is 17 a legal age in Pennsylvania?
The Pennsylvania age of consent is 16 years old. Nobody 15 years of age or younger can legally consent to sexual activity. The law allows those aged 16 to 17 to consent to sexual activity with each other, but not to anyone 18 or older.
Is a 17 year old dating a 18 legal in Pennsylvania?
In Pennsylvania, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.
What is Pennsylvanias legal age?
16 years The age of consent in Pennsylvania is 16 years of age for statutory sexual assault, and 18 years for corruption of minors. Teenagers aged 13, 14 and 15 may or may not be able to legally engage in sexual activity with partners who are less than 4 years older.
Can your parents force you to live with them at 18?
No, your parents cannot force you to remain at home after age eighteen, assuming you are not under any legal disability or court-ordered guardianship under which you are required to live with your parents after age eighteen.