Age of Consent & Underage Relationships
West Virginia
US Army History and Traditions

Is it against the law in West Virginia for a 20-year-old to get a 16-year-old pregnant if she consented to the act?

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02/14/2007

Of course it is, since she is under the age of consent. Also, it is not a good life choice, because he will be committed to providing child support until the child is 18. *No, the age of consent for the state is 16, with no applicable age discrepancy unless the older of the couple is in a position of authority.