Consensual Law and Legal Definition

Consensual means

  • Existing or entered or created by mutual consent without formalities such as a written document or ceremony. For example, a consensual marriage is a marriage by consent alone, without any formal process.
  • Having, expressing, or occurring with full consent. For example, consensual relations.
  • Involving the willing participation of both or all parties especially in an illegal transaction or practice. For example, the consensual crimes of prostitution, drug abuse, and illegal gambling