Morganton, NC asked in Civil Rights for Colorado

Q: can a parent press charges on someone for their child after they turn 18?

my friend anna is 17 her boyfriend is 30, they became friends in august 2021 an met up in april 2022, they had sex after she turned 18 an they both consented to it. she sent nudes to him after they had sex as well, her dad found out and wants to press charges. she turns 18 in april 2023, can he still press charges on her boyfriend after she turns 18?

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2 Lawyer Answers

A: The age of sexual consent in Colorado is 17.

What crime would her dad be pressing charges for?

A: Now, theoretically he could press charges against her for distributing child pornography because she sent him nude photographs of herself.

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