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for five star law - my nephew lives in NC. What is the age

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for five star law - my nephew lives in NC. What is the age of consent. He is 18 and his girlfriend is 17
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The legal age to consent to sexual activity is 16 in North Carolina. Since both your nephew and his girlfriend are over the age of 16, consensual sexual activity is permissible under the law

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