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What if a girl is 17 or 18 in the state of ny and gets with a man of 29, would anything happen to the man if they have a child?

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What is the age that ny lets woman give their consent?

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In NY the age of consent is 17. So in this situation nothing will happen to the man

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The age if consent in NY is 17.

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17.