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Is it illegal to kiss an 18 year old when you are 15 turning 16 and dating them?

Boynton Beach, FL |

Ok is kissing considered sexual contact and if we were to just go out and wait on the kissing or even have like one or two kisses every now and again would that be illegal? I don't know what to do because I really like this kid but he's afraid of getting arrested and I don't want him to get arrested either.

Attorney Answers 3


  1. Kissing should be okay.

    Watch out for your parents though!

    Clark County, Nevada practitioner.


  2. Kissing is not illegal. Touching of any genitalia or buttocks or breasts is illegal.


  3. Kissing is ok. But, anything beyond that is not, until you turn 16.