A friend of mine confess to me that she had sex with a 17 yrs old and she is afraid if she commited a crime????
Criminal Defense Attorney
This is not a crime UNLESS she is in a parental role or is a teacher, employee, or volunteer with the 17 year old's school. The age of consent in North Carolina is 16.
As a side note, for non-legal reasons, women who illegally have sex with young boys are traditionally punished more lightly than men who illegally have sex with young girls.
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DUI / DWI Attorney
Your friend may want to consult on a CONFIDENTIAL basis with an experienced attorney, just to make certain. As stated, there are exceptions to the Age of Consent Laws in North Carolina.
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