“I’m 16 ad having a child and my boyfriend is 18. could he get in trouble. I live in Erie County”

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New York law defines a number of situations in which a person is deemed legally incapable of consent including when a person is less than 17 years old.

Given the current state of the law in New York, a 16 year-old cannot legally consent to engaging in sexual intercourse. As a result, the police may file charges against the 18 year old.

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