Question: Is 17 considered a minor in New York?

The age of consent in New York is 17 years old. However, New York has a partial age exception for consensual sex between someone who is younger than 21 years old and a minor who is 15 or 16 (or at least less than four years older than the victim).

New York raised the age of consent from 14 to 17 with parental or judicial consent in 2017.

How old is a minor in New York?

18 A minor, in New York State, is defined as a person who is under eighteen (18) years of age.

Can a 20 year old date a 17-year-old in New York?

Yes, the age of consent in NY is 17. Therefore, both of you are of age to date. After he turns 21, he can legally drink, but other than that everything should remain the same.

Can a 20 year old date a 17 year old in NY?

Yes, the age of consent in NY is 17. Therefore, both of you are of age to date. After he turns 21, he can legally drink, but other than that everything should remain the same.

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