Any parent or person who provides care for a minor child living in his or her home can file for child support. If you are caring for a child who lives with you, you do not have to have a court order granting you custody before requesting child support. If a parent is under the age of 18, his or her parents can be obligated to pay child support until he or she reaches the age of Non-parents are otherwise not responsible for child support. All children living in the United States are entitled to child support, regardless of the citizenship or immigration status of the child or the parents.
In the United States, age of consent laws regarding sexual activity are made at the state level. There are several federal statutes related to protecting minors from sexual predators, but laws regarding specific age requirements for sexual consent are left to individual states , District of Columbia , and territories. Depending on the jurisdiction, the legal age of consent ranges from age 16 to age In some places, civil and criminal laws within the same state conflict with each other. Different jurisdictions express these definitions differently. Some, like most Australian states, may say the age of consent is 16 except if the older partner is in a position of authority over the younger one. So, effectively, the unrestricted age of consent there is
South Carolina Laws Regarding Sexual Assault and Consent
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Nina Totenberg. In , Lester Packingham was convicted of having a Facebook account. That's a crime in North Carolina, which bars registered sex offenders from "accessing" certain social media sites, including Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.