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Can a 23 year old boy be dating a 17 year old girl and they

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Can a 23 year old boy be dating a 17 year old girl and they be having sexual conduct!

Kirk Adams : Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Criminal Law litigation attorney. Thanks for your question.
Kirk Adams : In Minnesota, the age of consent is 16. In some rare cases the age is increased to 18 if the other person is her teacher, coach, psychologist, or other authority figure.

they are not


so a 17 year old can be seeing a 23 year old with out being charged with anything


even if it turns into a sexual relationship

Kirk Adams : Yes. The age of consent is the legal age that a person can consent to having sexual relations with another. So, as long as the person is at least 16, there's nothing illegal about it.

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