Question: What is the 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.

Can an 18 year old date a 14 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.

Can a 18 year old date a 17-year-old in Indiana?

Its okay for adults to enjoy consensual sex with 16 or 17-year-olds, but they need to be careful about sexting. Its still illegal for anyone under 18 to share nude photos. It may not even matter if theyre in a sexual relationship. Most charges become far more serious if the victim is under the age of 14 or 12.

What is considered a minor in Indiana?

A minor is someone who has not reached the “age of majority.” The age at which an individual is considered an adult in the eyes of the law, or the “age of majority,” is 18 in most states, including Indiana. The emancipation process would then apply to those under the age of 18.

What age can you kick a child out in Indiana?

The legal age of majority in Indiana is 18 years old so that is the age where you can ask him to leave the house. If you ask him to leave at that point and he refuses, then you would have to serve him with written notice to leave and then evict him in housing court. Welcome!

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