Question: Is dating a minor legal in New York?

Statutes governing New Yorks age of consent, associated criminal charges, available defenses, and penalties for conviction. In New York, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 17), even if the sex is consensual.

Can a 16 year old date a 22 year old in New York?

3 attorney answers The age of consent in New York is 17 so there is nothing illegal in the relationship.

Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old in New York?

They can date but cant have sex until 17. The legal age of consent to sex in New York is 17.

Can a 17 year old date a 14 year old in New York?

It is not illegal for a 17-year-old to date a 14-year-old in New York State. If the 17-year-old were to have sex with the 14-year-old (or with any person under the age or 17, for that matter), however, then the 17-year-old could be charged

Is there a Romeo and Juliet law in New York?

In New York, there is a partial Romeo and Juliet exemption for consensual sex between a minor who is 15 or 16 and someone who is younger than 21. There is also a partial exception for consensual sex between a minor who is 11, 12, 13, or 14 years old, and a defendant who is younger than 17.

Can a 18 year old date a 15 year old in New York?

In New York, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 17), even if the sex is consensual.

Can a 17 year old date a 20 year old in New York?

Yes, the age of consent in NY is 17. Therefore, both of you are of age to date. After he turns 21, he can legally drink, but other than that everything should remain the same.

Can a 15-year-old date a 17 year old in New York?

In New York, it is illegal for an adult (someone 18 or older) to have sex with a minor (someone younger than 17), even if the sex is consensual.

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