Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law and Sexual Harassment for Colorado

Q: If Im 19 and my gf is 17 and we have sexual contact. Can I still get into legal trouble if she consent?

She will sign a contract that I made saying what we will have sexual contact on this date and then she signs her name. Can I still be in trouble if I have written consent?

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Kristina M. Bergsten
Kristina M. Bergsten
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A: First of all, contracts for sex are generally illegal and unenforceable. I would not recommend doing that at all. Second, if you have to ask the question, then you probably already know the answer...

That being said, the age of consent in Colorado is 17 and that person can consent to have sex with someone no more than 10 years older than him or her.

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