Question: What is the legal age to date in Delaware?

What is the Age of Consent in Delaware? In Delaware, the age of consent to have sex is 16 for women and 18 for men. As in most states, it does not matter if the offender was ignorant as to the victims actual age, or if the offender reasonably believed that the victim had reached the age of consent.

16 years old Question Answer At what age is a person able to consent? 16 years old, if the defendant is more than 4 years older, otherwise 18 years old. 11 Delaware Code §§ 761; 762; 765; 770; 771; 778.

Can a 17 year old date a 14 year old in Delaware?

In Delaware, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone 15 or younger), even if the sex is consensual. It is also illegal for someone who is 30 or older to have sex with someone younger than 18.

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