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TX age of consent laws, 25 year old male and sex with 17 year old daughter, statutory rape laws in texas

Houston, TX |
Filed under: Criminal defense

can i press charges against a 25 yr old male for having sex with my 17 yr old daughter?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. No, The age of consent in Texas is 17 (14 if the other person is within 3 years of the age of the younger child). Hence your daughter is free to make her own choices, and mistakes...

    It may behoove you to speak to a counselor at her school and to be sure she is making safe choices. If that is not possible, you may be able to speak to a family law lawyer who can speak to both your child and her young man.

    Good luck.


  2. I agree with the first answer....your only hope is that it can be proven that they began their sexual relationship before your daughter turned 17.