Question: Is the Romeo and Juliet law in Florida?

In Florida, it is illegal for a person age 18 or older to have sex with someone under the age of 18, even if the sex is consensual. The reason for this is that minors are not capable of giving informed consent to sex in the eyes of the law.

Can a 16 year old be with a 20 year old in Florida?

Legal Sex Age in Florida In Florida, the age of consent is 18 years old, sexual intercourse with someone who is under 18 is considered statutory rape. There is a close-in-age exemption (Romeo & Juliet Law) allowing minors who are 16 or 17 to have sex with someone no older than 23 years old.

What states have the Romeo and Juliet law 2020?

States With Romeo And Juliet LawsAlabama.Alaska.Arizona.Arkansas.Colorado.Connecticut.Hawaii.Iowa.More items •13 Dec 2017

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