Question: Does North Carolina have the Romeo and Juliet law?

The age of consent in North Carolina is sixteen years. The N.C. statutory rape law includes what is popularly known as a “Romeo and Juliet clause.” A defendant must be at least four years and a day older than the alleged victim in order for statutory rape to have occurred.

Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old in North Carolina?

The age of consent in North Carolina is 16 -so if a 16 year old chooses to date a 20 year old that is entirely lawful. I hope you found this response to be helpful.

16 years old North Carolina Age of Consent Laws 2021 The North Carolina Age of Consent is 16 years old. In the United States, the age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity.

Can a 18 year old date a 16 year old in SC?

In South Carolina, 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.

Can a 21 year old date a 16 year old NC?

In North Carolina, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 16 years of age), even if the sex is consensual. Those who break the law have committed statutory rape.

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