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

Andrew Tabashneck is a criminal defense attorney in buffalo new york and the founding partner of hte Tabashneck Law Firm

Andrew Tabashneck is the Founding Partner of the Tabashneck Law Firm

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.

For more questions, contact Andrew Tabashneck and schedule a free consultation

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