Question: What are the dating laws 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.

Can an 18 year old date a 15 year old in Florida?

It is illegal for an 18 year old to have any type of sexual contact with a 15 year old under any circumstances.

Can a 16 year old and a 14 year old date in Florida?

It is not illegal to date anyone of any age in FL. That being said, a romantic situation often leads to things that are illegal if one of the parties is underage.

Is it illegal if Im 16 and shes 14?

In general, it is not illegal in most states to date a 14 year old. Problems arise when the relationship turns sexual. Then there could be very serious criminal issues

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