Statutory Rape

By Jamie Barfield

What is Statutory Rape?

Sexual intercourse or sexual act with a person 13, 14, or 15 years old with a perpetrator who is four or more years older.
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Fun Fa cts

  1. The age of consent in North Carolina is 16
  2. Statutory rape can result in a class B1 felony
  3. The age of the minor factors into the seriousness of the consequence