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Okay, maybe it's best to keep the states hidden The age of consent in New Hampshire is 16. The age of consent in Massachusetts is 16. A 17 year old cross from New Hampshire to Massachusetts to attend a dance (please omit this) and started dating a 20 year old.

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They are a little over 3 years apart but under 4 years. He was not of chaste life. He was 17 and over the age of consent in his state, NH. She was 20 and of chaste life. She met his parents. Is this considered crossing state lines for sexual misconduct?

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Lawyer: Zoey, JD, Attorney replied 3 months ago

Since the person was over the age of consent in both states, and since he came to the 20-year-old's state for purposes other than sex, I don't believe the Federal government would take an interest in something like this. It's when the person isn't of the age of consent in one state and is taken out of state by an adult to a state that would allow them sexual contact when the adult would be at risk of a Federal charge.

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