Laws against dating a minor


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(b) Include a discussion of the possible emotional, economic, and legal consequences of sex.

(c) Stress that unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases are serious possibilities of sex that are not fully preventable except by abstinence.

Emancipated minor: A child who reaches the age of 18; is determined by court order to be emancipated (released from parental care and responsibility); is married; or on active duty in the armed forces (MCLA 722.4).

General rule: The law generally does not treat the provision of any confidential health care to minors as a crime, except for abortions in some states.

Outpatient mental health: A minor age 14 or older may request and receive up to 12 outpatient sessions for four months of outpatient counseling (MCLA 330.1707).