Question: Is 17 a minor in Ohio?

Whats the Age of Consent in Ohio 2020? In Ohio, the age-of-consent is 16 years old. The criminal law for Ohio does provide other exceptions and guidelines for those who have sex with a minor child.

What age is a minor in Ohio?

18 Definition of a “minor” A minor is someone who has not yet reached the age of 18, and as such, is supported by a parent or guardian and who is responsible for his or her actions. A minor has neither the rights nor the responsibilities of an adult.

Can a 17 year old date a 18 year old in Ohio?

In Ohio, 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.

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