Can a twenty one year old legally kiss a fourteen year old on the lips

Asked about 1 year ago - Cazenovia, NY

one picture were taken of me and her kissing and one of her with her her head on my shoulder... is that legal since were just friends and only kissed that one time?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . The only law it might break is endangering the welfare of a child but I don't think a single kiss does. That said, find someone your own age to kiss.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 17 years. I was... more
  2. Stephen C. Cooper

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Not really, but a busybody might use it as evidence to show that you are endangering the welfare of a minor. Be careful. Be cool. Your intentions maybe misinterpreted.

  3. Eric P. Pitsch


    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . I agree more with Atty. Rothstein here.

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