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Is there a new age of consent in 2013 for the state of New York?

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Attorney Answers 3


  1. If you mean an age of consent to sex it is still 17 in New York State.

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  2. Still 17

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  3. As noted by the other attorney's the age to consent to sex remains at 17.

    This advice is not meant to create an attorney-client relationship and is a general anwer to the question posed.