Question: Is there a Romeo and Juliet law in Indiana?

Under the Indiana Romeo and Juliet law, a person may legally have consensual sex with a 14- or 15-year-old if all of the following elements apply: The person is no more than 4 years older than the victim. Both parties are in a dating relationship or ongoing personal relationship.

Can an 18 year old date a 16 year old in Indiana?

In Indiana, its considered child molestation to have sex with a child younger than 14, who cannot consent to sex. In most circumstances, its also illegal for someone older than 18 to have sex with someone younger than 16, under the states laws on sexual misconduct with a minor.

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