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Can a 27 year old get in trouble for having sex with a 17 year old in iowa?

Waterloo, IA |
Attorney answers 3


Not if she consented. The age of consent in Iowa is 16 as it is in Michigan. I am only licensed to practice law in Michigan.


The age of consent in Iowa 16. So, there should be no legal consequences for consensual sex between the two of you. However, I believe she is still considered a child (under 18) under federal law for purposes of pornography. Romantic photographs or videos of the two of you are prohibited.


She is old enough to consent. Should be no worry.

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