Is there any law preventing a relationship between a 15 year old male and a 18 year old female?

Asked on March 29, 2016 under Criminal Law, Colorado

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is legally considered old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity. In CO, the age of consent is 17. Individuals under that age are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for sexual assault. 


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