Under Oregon law, anyone under the age of 18 is considered a minor (ORS 419B. However, if a minor has been formally emancipated by the courts, some laws pertaining to minors are waived (ORS 419B. 552 [emancipation of a minor]).
What can you legally do at 18 in Oregon?
When you are 18 you are allowed to:Vote.Sue or be sued.Open a bank account in your own name.Perform professionally abroad.Serve on a jury.Get a tattoo.Buy cigarettes and tobacco.Buy and drink alcohol in a bar.More items
Is it legal to date a 18 when your 16 in Oregon?
In Oregon, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 18), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.
Is it morally OK for a 18 year old to date a 16 year old?
It depends your definition of Date. If you mean go to a movie or visit a coffee shop, then yes, an 18 can date a 16 year old. However, if by that you mean to be romantically involved, then no.
What are some smart things to do after turning 18?
Lets hop into it; here are 10 things every 18-year-old should know about money.1) Open A Bank Account.2) Open A Credit Card.3) Open A Roth IRA and Invest.4) Understand Your Expenses.5) Avoid Debt At All Costs.6) Realize There Are Dozens Of Ways To Make Money.7) Get A Job.8) Be Careful Who You Trust.More items
Can a minor work 40 hours a week in Oregon?
There are no restrictions on the hours minors 16 and over may work in youth camps. Minors under 16 may not work more than eight (8) hours per day, 40 hours per week, or before 6 a.m. or later than 10 p.m.
Is a 16 year old and an 18 year old dating weird?
Is it okay for a 16 yo to DATE an 18 yo? Yes it is perfectly legal to date. Nothing in the question infered sex. People need to get it through their heads that just because you went to a movie together or had dinner together it doesnt entitle anything sexual.