What is the age of consent? At what age can people get married?
The age of consent in Florida is 18.
- Close-in-age exception: A person 23 years of age or younger may engage in legal sexual activity with a minor aged 16 or 17.
The minimum age of marriage is 16.
- If the person getting married is a minor (16 or 17), he/she must be accompanied by one of his/her parents or legal guardian and have written parental consent.
- The only exception for minors younger than 16 is if they are the parents or expected parents of a child.