No, it is not illegal due to just your age difference. It only becomes illegal when there is sex involved, the person you are having sex with is under 16, and you would be either 1 )four years older but less than eight years older than the complainant
Is it illegal to date a 15?
In a Nutshell: Sex between an 18 year-old and a 15 year-old is illegal in California, meaning any touching of “private parts” of either, even with consent of both parties (and perhaps even the parents of each teenager) is illegal in California because the age of consent is 18.
Is it illegal to date someone 13 when your 15?
If dating includes sex (or any form of sexual activity) then the answer is NO - and parental approval is irrelevant. If you are under 16 then you may not lawfully engage in any sexual activity (not just intercourse) with anyone.
Is it legal to date a 16 when your 12?
What Is the Age of Consent? Federal law makes it criminal to engage in a sexual act with another person who is between the age of 12 and 16 if they are at least four years younger than you. Examples of different states statutory ages of consent: California – The age of consent in California is 18.