We want you to be informed because being a “minor” affects your right to information and services. Keep in mind that these laws may be different for you if you are legally considered an emancipated minor, pregnant minor, minor living apart or married minor. 17 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people. 10.“Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 11.“Emergency Contraception,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 12.“Emergency Room Requirements To Offer/Provide Sexual Assault Survivors with Emergency Contraception.” Henry J.
The following FAQ is meant to help clarify the provisional licensing rules for teen drivers and to point parents and teens toward resources that can help guide them in discussions about driver safety.
(The following is taken from the California Department of Motor Vehicles official website.) Any licensed driver under the age of 18 is subject to provisional restrictions.
California in 2006 enacted laws that substantially restrict the ability of teen drivers — those below the age of 18 — to do certain things when behind the wheel.
That's because, while statistics show the number of teenage drivers who die each year in traffic accidents has decreased since the 1970s, their share of overall crash fatalities remains disproportionately high.
Get familiar with these laws, so you and your partner know what is or isn’t legal in your state.
Keep in mind that the laws may be different depending on the type of sexual behavior—vaginal, anal or oral—and the gender of your partner.
There is also a "close in age" exception for 12 and 13 year olds.
17 You are considered a minor (someone who is not an adult) if you are under 18 years old. Pharmacist Provision of Emergency Contraception to Women Without a Doctor’s Prescription.
This is a legal status that lawmakers created for your protection.
For the first 12 months, a driver must be accompanied by a licensed parent or guardian, an instructor or another licensed driver who is at least 25 years old, during the following situations: Additionally, drivers younger than 18 cannot use electronic communication devices while driving — in particular, that means no cell phone to text or talk, even in "hands-free" mode.
Yes, certain exceptions are allowed, but a signed note must be kept in the teen's possession that explains the need and the date that need will end.