Incest Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Incest, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Incest?

It refers to a marriage or sexual intercourse between a very closely related male and female either by blood or family structure. No matter if its consensual, but it still is stated as crime in most of states of US and is punishable. The relations can be anything from brother and sister, grandparents and grandchildren, aunts and uncles etc.