Legal dating difference
For years in Indiana, the age at which a person could legally consent to have sex was 16.
Also, keep in mind that even though the law requires sexual intercourse, any sexual activity with or without force or against another person's will, can still be prosecuted as a sexual assault or sexual battery.
But the new law could protect an 18-year-old from adult felony charges if he has sex with a 15-year-old girlfriend, for instance.
Landis said the law change arose from concern that the ever-widening set of crimes that force people to register as sex offenders was having unintended consequences.
Statutory Rape : Sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years who is not your spouse.
Romeo and Juliet Provision: If the victim is 14-16 years old and the defendant is either 18 years old or no more than four years older than the victim, he or she will be guilty of a misdemeanor.One or more of these charges may be used to prosecute violations of the Florida Age of Consent, as statutory rape or the Florida equivalent of that charge.