Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Florida

Q: Is sexting legal when you're 18 and you send some who is older in Florida

I really would like a full answer because am curious

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Sasha Dadan Bonna
Sasha Dadan Bonna
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Pierce, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: In the state of Florida you are considered an adult at the age of 18. If you are and adult and you are sexting with another adult it is not illegal. If however, you are the adult and you are sexting with a minor that is a felony offense. Additionally, if you engage in sexting as the adult and request that the minor meet you at a location, you could be charged with traveling to meet a minor for sex which is a felony in the second degree and carries sex offender registration.

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