Im 27 , can I sext with a 17 year old girl in new York. she made first contact to a personals page on craigslist.

Asked 8 months ago - New York, NY

I posted an ad on craigslist looking for a female partner, she replied to it, she is 17. I know in new york it is legal to have sex if she consents ,but I'm wondering if sexting her via text would be illegal?

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . It is legal if she is 17.

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

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    Answered . Not advisable. Once she sends you an explicit picture you will be in possession of child pornography.

    If this Answer was of assistance please mark it as "helpful." Mr. Pascale is licensed to practice law in the... more
  3. Robert J Adams Jr.

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    Answered . If she is 17 it is legal but unwise.

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