Includes information on the requirements for consent to sexual activity, including age.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My partner was drunk or high and forced me to have sex."
- "I agreed to have sex, but then I changed my mind when it started to feel uncomfortable."
- "I was drinking at a party and blacked out. I think I was sexually assaulted."
- "I was sexually assaulted when I was a child, but I never reported it."
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