So i was wondering if it is illigal to have sex with a 16 year old if i am 18 in the state of New York and if she told me she wa

Asked over 1 year ago - Baldwin, NY

s 17 years old will i get in troubloe if she agreed to it?

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  1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . Yes...she has to be 17. Doesn't matter if she says she was 17 if she was 16.....still illegal!

    Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
    Immediate Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association 11'-12'
    Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo
    1103 Stewart Ave, Suite 200
    Garden City, NY 11530
    516-408-3666 (o) / 516-408-3833 (f)

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  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . The legal age of consent in NY is 17. Het saying she was 17 is not s defense.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and now handle criminal defense and personal injury/civil rights cases.... more
  3. Barry Franklin Poulson

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    Answered . The age of consent in New York is 17. It does not matter what she told you. You should have checked her ID. If this happened, make no further confession on this public web site. If not (yet), do not do it. If you did, consult an attorney.

    We do not have a client/attorney relationship until you make an appointment, we discuss your case face to face, I... more
  4. Michael Lewis Marley


    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . You and your parents may want to consult an experienced defense attorney pronto. I'm just sayin'.

    Law Office Of Michael Marley
    Phone 917 853 4484

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