Charleston, WV asked in Criminal Law for West Virginia

Q: Is it illegal for a 23 yr old to sleep with a 16 ur old in WV? I know 16 is the age of consent but this is just right.

The young 16 yr old female hasn't been 16 long and this may have been going on before she was 16. Plus this young female is easy to be persuaded in just about anything. Their are so many concerned neighbors about her. This just is not right and very disgusting.

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Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: May have been? You need solid facts to report a crime, personal knowledge as in one or both of them admitting that a crime took place, or that they engaged in sexual intercourse when she was below the age of consent.

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