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Age of Consent is Massachusetts

Bedminster, NJ |

I am a 31 M who met a 17yo girl while on vacation in Junein MA. We have stayed in contact over the past few months via email. I am going back on vacation next week and am very confused as to the age of consent laws in the state, am i legally allowed to pursue something....seems like everyone says 16, but thought it was 18? please let me know your thoughts.....and MA attorneys, send me your contact info with reply. Thank you. I am from NJ

Attorney Answers 3


  1. Wait until she turns 18 to be on the safe side.


  2. This should be posted in the Massachusetts forum, not the New Jersey forum.

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  3. Consult a MA attorney or wait until she turns 18.

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