Question: Is it illegal for a 14 and 18 year old to date in Indiana?

In Indiana, the age of sexual consent is 16. However, this number is nearly arbitrary, as the law permits individuals aged 14 and 15 to consent to sex with anyone younger than 18.

Can a 14 year old date a 18 year old in Indiana?

So, in Indiana, technically, a 14-year old can have sex with an 18-year old. The Indiana Romeo and Juliet Law addresses the inequities of certain statutory rape cases especially those involving teenagers. Call Romeo and Juliette lawyer D Turner Legal for help with your Indiana Age of Consent Law criminal charge.

What is Indianas Romeo and Juliet law?

To combat this devastating effect, the Indiana General Assembly passed the Indiana Romeo and Juliet law, which allows juveniles who are 14 and 15 years old to give legal consent to sex in certain cases and provides legal defenses for defendants charged with sexual misconduct with a minor.

Is there a Romeo and Juliet law in Indiana?

To combat this devastating effect, the Indiana General Assembly passed the Indiana Romeo and Juliet law, which allows juveniles who are 14 and 15 years old to give legal consent to sex in certain cases and provides legal defenses for defendants charged with sexual misconduct with a minor.

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