the girl is 17 im older than that what are the laws as far as consent in west virginia

Asked on May 27, 2009 under Criminal Law, West Virginia

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I'm not a West Virginia lawyer, but my research suggests that the "age of consent" in your state is 16.

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