A 20 year old adult can date a 15 year old child according to the laws of physics. However, Colorado law is not quite so open minded about the subject. Any sexual conduct or contact and the 20 year old is facing felony charges and a
Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old Colorado?
Additionally, a person under 17 can legally consent to sex with a person who is no more than 10 years older. So in your scenario, in Colorado, a 16 year old can consent to sex with someone as old as 26, and it wouldnt be illegal.
What is the legal dating age in Colorado?
17 years old The Colorado age of sexual consent is 17 years old. Colorado law does not criminalize consensual sex when both parties are 17 years old or older.
Can a 15 year old date a 18 year old in Colorado?
In Colorado, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 15), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.
Is it OK for a 16 year old to date a 13?
The question as phrased, the answer is no. It is not legal. If the 16 year old engages in any sexual conduct with the 13 year old, they could face statutory rape charges and the parental consent assuming there was any would have no bearing
Is there a Romeo and Juliet law in Colorado?
Under Colorados Romeo and Juliet law – also called “the close-in-age exemption” – minors under 15 can have consensual sex with partners less than four years older, and minors age 15 or 16 can have consensual sex with partners less than 10 years older.
Is it wrong for a 25 year old to date a 17 year old?
There is absolutely no illegality when a 25-year-old dates a 17-year-old.
Is 17 a minor in Colorado?
Colorados age of consent is seventeen (17) under state law (CRS 18-3-402).