What are the age of consent laws in Georgia? 3 Answers as of August 08, 2012

Can a 16 year-old have sexual relations with someone that's 20 years old or is that considered child molestation?

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Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
16 is the age of consent.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 8/8/2012
Harrison & Harrison
Harrison & Harrison | Samuel Harrison
16 is the age of consent in Georgia, so in the scenario you stated there is no statutory rape charge. There could still be a charge for the misdemeanor of Contributiong to the Delinquency of a Minor.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 8/8/2012
Healan Law Offices
Healan Law Offices | William D. Healan, III
16 is the age of consent in Georgia, so a 16 year old can legally have sex with anyone else 16 or older.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 8/8/2012
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