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“She Said She Was 16!”

AGE OF CONSENT vs. COMMUNICATION WITH A MINOR FOR IMMORAL PURPOSES The age of consent for sexual contact in Washington State is 16, unless the adult is more than 5 years older and in a position of authority (e.g. a teacher or employer).  However, there is a lesser known crime in Washington called Communication with Read More…

16 Is Not Okay

Communicating With A Minor For Immoral Purposes (CMIP) Washington state has a sex crime on the books with a very old name: Communication With A Minor For Immoral Purposes. “CMIP” is a gross misdemeanor, with a maximum possible punishment of 364 days in jail and a $5000 fine. There is no mandatory minimum sentence upon Read More…