Therefore, the age of consent in Colorado is 17. UNDER THE NEW LAW, is 17 if the other party is less than 10 years older.
Can a 14 year old date a 18 year old in Colorado?
The legal age of consent in Colorado is seventeen (17) years old. However, under the close-in-age exception (Romeo and Juliet law), a 15 or 16-year-old may legally consent to sex with someone less than 10 years older, and minors 14 and younger may legally consent to sex with someone less than four years older.
Is it legal for a 15 and 18 year old to date 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.