However, a number of other factors can affect the age of majority, including marriage and emancipation.Below, you'll find information about Florida legal ages laws, including when minors have the ability to sue and eligibility requirements for emancipation.Purchasing Alcohol in Florida In Florida, and the rest of the United States, you must be 21 years old to purchase alcohol.[EDITORS NOTE: We get many comments regarding Florida and our posting of the age of consent as 18.One is that an offender cannot be released until the have a place to live.Yeah, someone who's in prison really has the abilty to find a place and pay for it before release. Betty3I'm sorry, I don't feel like posting the entire situation (my Dad is real ill and I've been at the hospital alot).Florida has again come up with new laws regarding the release of sex offenders.
(4) If an offense under this section directly results in the victim giving birth to a child, paternity of that child shall be established as described in chapter 742.
A lot like jail and registered sex offender status. Here is a thread where I explained the situation.:
Xena, please note link above & this link: Also, my reference book (2007) notes Fl. to make matters worse, so far the appellate courts and the state Supreme Court have all upheld the sentences of these "sex offenders" who slept with 16 yr olds. His release date is Feb 2012, but he still may not be able to be free.
You should understand that our definition of "age of legal consent" is the age at which a person may consent to sexual contact with ANY person not in a position of authority, etc. As used in this section, "sexual activity" means oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by, or union with, the sexual organ of another; however, sexual activity does not include an act done for a bona fide medical purpose.
Using our definition, the age of consent in Florida is 18. (2) The provisions of this section do not apply to a person 16 or 17 years of age who has had the disabilities of nonage removed under chapter 743.