Adolescent Sexual Behavior

Increasingly, teenagers find themselves facing sexual assault charges, even though neither partner feels victimized.

Age of Consent

The age when someone can have sex with whomever they wish as long as that person is consenting and they are the same age or older. In Virginia, it’s 18, and there is no age gap provision and no mistake of age defense.

America’s Flawed Laws

Mental health assistance for those attracted to minors.

Center for Constitutional Rights
Centre for Justice and Reconciliation
Christian Counselors
Common Sense Prison Reform
Court Decisions
Help From Outside

A Minnesota site with much helpful employment information.


National Association for Rational Sexual Offense Laws

NARSOL Resources
Raised on the Registry
Reason and Justice
Restore Civil Rights
Right on Crime
Sentences that Fit

Sex Offender Solutions & Education Network

Statutory Rape

Not a legal term in Virginia. If 18 years old or older, having sex with a 13 or 14 year old minor is a Class 4 felony punishable by a two to 10 year sentence and up to $100,000 fine. If 18 years old or older, having sex with 15, 16, or 17 year old is a Class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to a one year sentence and a $2,500.00 fine.

Victim Services

Virginia Department of Corrections ongoing support, crisis intervention, information, and referrals.

Virginia Offender Locator

Public record information on offenders sentenced to the Department of Corrections.

Virginia State Police

Call 804.674.2825 or address registry management concerns to

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