Question: What happens if you date a minor under the age of 18?

What are the consequences of dating a minor?

The crime of lewd acts with a minor is a felony offense. If you are convicted under PC 288(a), you face 3, 6 or 8 years in state prison and up to $10,000 in fines. In addition, you will receive a strike on your criminal record under Californias Three Strikes law.

How long can u go to jail for dating a minor?

You could face up to four years in state prison and $10,000 in fines if you are older than 21 and the alleged victim is under the age of 16. Additionally, you could face lifetime registration as a sex offender pursuant to California Penal Code Section 290 if you are convicted of this crime.

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