The DA's Office then brings the case before a grand jury and charges of encouraging child sexual abuse follow.Officers then arrest the suspect on the indictment warrant. (b) a threat, express or implied, that places a person in fear of immediate or future death or physical injury to self or another person, or in fear that the person or another person will immediately or in the future be kidnapped.Assault in the 4th degree is a very common charge in cases of domestic violence.Usually, assaults in the 1st-3rd degrees, which are felonies, involve more serious physical injuries (those that involve substantial risk of death, disfigurement, and loss of function), or physical injuries through the reckless or intentional use of a deadly or dangerous weapon.The legal issues involved in sexual and domestic violence are vast, and it would be impossible to cover all of them satisfactorily in a single page handout.Therefore this handout will attempt only to outline some of the pertinent laws, and to provide resources for more information.In Oregon, you can legally consent to sexual intercourse when you become 18 years old. All minors are allowed to get a prescription for birth control without a parent’s permission. 7.“An Overview of Minors’ Consent Laws, State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 8.“Minors’ Access to STI Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute.
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In Oregon, you must be 17 years old before you can marry.
If you are under 18 years old, you must have the written consent of a parent or guardian before you can marry.
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. 18 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age. 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.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.