Delaware Code Title 11. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 766. Incest;  class A misdemeanor




(a) A person is guilty of incest if the person engages in sexual intercourse with another person with whom the person has 1 of the following relationships:

A male and his child.

A male and his parent.

A male and his brother.

A male and his sister.

A male and his grandchild.

A male and his niece or nephew.

A male and his father's sister or brother.

A male and his mother's sister or brother.

A male and his father's wife.

A male and his wife's child.

A male and the child of his wife's son or daughter.

A female and her parent.

A female and her child.

A female and her brother.

A female and her sister.

A female and her grandchild.

A female and her niece or nephew.

A female and her father's sister or brother.

A female and her mother's sister or brother.

A female and her mother's husband.

A female and her husband's child.

A female and the child of her husband's son or daughter.

(b) The relationships referred to herein include blood relationships without regard to legitimacy and relationships by adoption.

Incest is a class A misdemeanor and is an offense within the original jurisdiction of the Family Court.





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