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

Waterloo, IA |
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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.

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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.

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

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