If you're 15 and pregnant and the father of the baby is 19 can he go to jail if you have the baby even if your parents are fine with it in South Australia?
You are very fortunate your parents are "just fine with it" and I doubt that one very much, but they feel there is no other choice, but to accept it all. You are a baby having a baby! What's done is done. Unless your parents form a complaint against him and they accept him as the father of your baby (expecting him to get out and work and help support the child you are having together) then no, he won't go to jail. The only way he could go to jail is if your parents charged him with "Statutory Rape" or he didn't keep his promises and stood by you and helped support that baby. Good luck Marcy Answer No, a minor who is at least 15-years of age, and the partner is no more than 20, can apply the "five year rule" as a viable defense. The fact that the parents are agreeable strengthens the argument makes it impossible for any charges being brought, as long as the 15-years-old swears sexual intercourse was of their own "free will and choice". Answer As long as you parents dont press charges.
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It varies from state to state. In most states, it is felony for underage sex as 16 is considered to be a minor. You are considered immature and not able to consent to sex with an adult over the age of 18. Be wise, stay in school and reach your goal. Boyfriends/girlfriends come and go, but your pride… will be tarnished forever if you continue. Questions you must ask yourself: . Are you ready for a child? . Can you afford a child? . Are you prepared for all the responsibility when left alone caring your child? Think about your future before you make a grand mistake. (MORE)
What should you do if you're 19 and pregnant and both you and the father want the baby but you have no jobs yet and your family thinks you are too young and can't do it?
At age 19, you are nearly an adult and can certainly make your own choices. The odds of you and the father continuing with a lifelong committed relationship aren't very good at that age, but of course those are the 'odds' - each relationship is unique. Keeping the baby is your decision - not your fa…mily's. But if you keep the baby against your family's discretion, you should reasonably not expect much assistance from your family as you confront the challenges ahead. As an alternative, their are plenty of childless couples who would welcome a new baby into their arms if you put the baby up for adoption. (MORE)
Answer . Only if you press charges. Or you say you didnt want to have sex and he forced you. Which would be very wrong. Also, some states have different laws. In some places it's considered rape just because of your age and his, no matter what you say. But usually charges have to be pressed for t…hat to happen. (MORE)
If you're 15 and want to have a baby but if you get pregnant your dad will kill you should you do it or not?
If you truly feel ready to become a parent and you realise the full extent of being a parent then you should do it, at the end of the day you will be the mum, no1 else, the baby will be your responsibility and you cannot stop the responsibility that you will have. But do make sure you have the suppo…rt from your partner or someone close, you will definatly need it! Your dad proberbly will be angry, dissapointed and upset at first but i bet as soon as he holds his grandchild there will be no deny of love. ANSWER You might want to ask yourself why you would want to become a parent at 15. You say "your dad will kill you", but you know that it isn't likely that he would actually pull out a knife and stab you to death or shoot you to death, etc. Are you happy that your dad cares enough about you to want to make such a strong statement Do you doubt his love and want to test him to see if he really cares? A child deserves to have two loving, committed parents in their life that are able to support the child. Are you able to provide a child with this. If you are not, then having a baby is a horrible, selfish act. Keep daydreaming about having a baby in the future if you want, but do yourself a favor and wait. (MORE)
If you're a 17-year-old girl from New Jersey who got pregnant by a 21-year-old can you have the baby or will your boyfriend go to jail if your parents don't know?
You can still have the baby no matter what. The only way the 21 year old will go to jail is if they are charged with statutory rape. In most cases the parents are the ones that bring on the charges. The best thing to do is tell your parents as soon as you can so you don't have to hide a pregnancy fr…om them and you will hopefully have there support during it. (MORE)
If you're 17 and pregnant with your 15-year-old fiance's baby and your dad will give consent for you to get married but his parents won't is there any way you can do it without his parents' permission?
Answer . \neither or both juveniles can petition the Juvenile Court for permission to marry\nor petition the court to be declared legal adults.\n. \nEach party must met certain requirements (these differ State by State); such as\nbeing able to support one's self, securing and maintaining housing…, things like that. (MORE)
Answer . \nYes you can. Answer . \nIf he is on the birth certificate or has voluntarily accepted paternity, state laws usually allow such action. In cases where the former does not apply a paternity test will be required before the court allow the child to legally take the name of the biologi…cal father. (MORE)
If you are 16 and your girlfriend is 15 and she is pregnant do you have the right to keep the baby even if it is against your parents' wishes?
Answer . \nYes, an unmarried pregnant minor has all the legal rights to their child as does an adult. No one including parent(s) can force her to place the child for adoption, have an abortion or relinquish her parental rights. If her parents cannot or will not assist her, she can contact state s…ocial services or Department of Family Services (DFS) for assistance in obtaining medical care and other such necessities. In some instances the court will emancipate the minor female so she can receive state and/or federal benefits for herself and her child. The father of the child would need to establish paternity before he can pursue his parental rights. The establishment/acceptance of paternity may also mean he can be held financially accountable for support of the child depending upon state laws and his personal circumstances. You may wish to visit http://www.birthright.org or call their toll free number 1-800-550-4900 for more help and guidance. (MORE)
What do you do when you're 15 and white your boyfriend is 19 and black and you're pregnant and your parents are threatening to kick you out of the house because they're racist?
Answer . Depending on how far along you are I would suggest going to Planned Parenthood and getting an abortion because getting kicked out of the house would be the last thing I would be worried about. Because your boyfriend is over the age of 18 he could be put in prison for statutory rape. If a…nyone connected with the state finds out they are sometimes obligated to report it.. Answer . They might be mostly upset because you are 15 and pregnant from a 19 year old. But the fact that you are in this mess is probably do to their poor parenting anyway. I would not suggest having an abortion because it is murder. It may not be illegal but a much higher authority would not be pleased and neither would you. (MORE)
you take a pregnancy test or you go to the doctors. Answer Feeling/being sick Needing to pee more Headaches Dizziness Exhaustion Moody and emotional Sore/tender breasts Certain foods/colours/smells making you feel/be sick
I think you should jus tell your'e parents & if you really love him nothing & nobody should put you guys apart(: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/User:Prof_Irwin_Corey 19:49, 5 Sep 2009 (UTC)~~ A 19-year old man who gets a 15-year old girl pregnant is bad news. Forget the statutory rape for which he is …liable, the 15-year old is not ready to be a mother. Talk to your doctor, your parents or someone whom you trust about this. This is NOT a good situation, and you are far too young to even THINK about being a mother. Yes...If your boyfriend is 19 years old and got you pregnant he doesn't seem responsible or caring. You are PREGNANT. You have much more important things to worry about than breaking the news when your dad hates the loser, sounds like he has good reason. And I'm pretty sure that if he even did like the guy then that would soon change -------------- well i had my baby girl when i was young (I'm putting young because i don't want everyone who looks at this page to know, lol), and now I'm 18. if your partner and you are solid then that's great - it's only when your relationship is a bit rocky, trouble happens. having a baby at a young age cause's a lot of stress for everyone involved but i would change it for the world. think of the baby and not yourself....what's better for it? if you and your boyfriend are serious, sit down and talk - there are always other possibility's such as a relative looking after the child. As for your father....he only wants what's best for you. he might not like him but your boyfriend is your choice, although i would think about WHY your dad doesnt like him - there could be a good reason. (MORE)
Answer . \nHell Yeah!. Answer . \nIt depends on the law where you are.\n. \nIn Britain the age of consent is 16, so no the father would not get into trouble with the law here.\n. \nWhether you should be having a baby at 16 is a whole different question.
If you're 15 and pregnant can you marry the baby's father under New York state laws even if he's 25 and if you can will he be charged if your parents don't press charges?
Answer . It is considered statitory rape and you cannot marry the man until state law says, which is 17 in many states or 18. Social services can send it to the prosecutor and he could be taken to court with or without your parents support.
If you are about to be 17-years-old and are pregnant by a 19-year-old can your parents make you give up the baby or keep you away from the father so you and your baby will never see him again?
no you are over sixteen you have the right to do what you want if i were you id keep it just shag up again
If you are pregnant and 15 and your baby's father is 17 but will turn 18 after the baby is born can he go to jail on Oklahoma?
Answer . \nIt depends. If your child was conceived when the baby's father is 17 then no. But turning 18 can be a problem. Now he can be evicted of child molesting because you are a minor. BUT, he wasn't an adult when this baby was conceived. You should talk to a counselor about this.
If you are 15 and pregnant and your boyfriend is 19 will he get in trouble when you have your baby or when people find out?
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nIf you can imagine for a moment, that there are others older than you, (not talking about your boyfriend) who know much more about the ways of the world than you do, and have your best interests in mind much more than you can fully understand right now. There is a re…ason your boyfriend is in trouble. 15 year olds do not understand things like a 19 year old. It doesn't mean you are not smart, just young and have a lot to learn. Now you will have to think of someone else besides yourself. Your baby. Hopefully your boyfriend will step up and be a father now that he is responsible for a baby. (MORE)
Im 19 pregnant and want to keep the baby but the father does too many drugs you don't want a druggie to be the father of your baby what should you do?
Answer . \nFirst pray that nothing is wrong with your child being that the dad does drugs what ever was in his systems is know going to be in the babys. You either get the father help or have him terminate his rights to the child but that leaves you to raise the baby by yourself. You can have gu…idelines for him to see the baby. They have to be supervised visits and he can never take the baby without another trusted adult. Get him clean so that he can help raise the child he created. (MORE)
I know how scary this is. I have never been pregnant, but i have had a few nasty scares. Keeping the baby is totally up to you. Your parents do have some say, but in the end the decision is up to you. Having this baby, I know you have probably heard this, lots is going to change your life forever. I…t is not always in a bad way, though you will get a lot of criticism from people. They do not know what it is like to be scared like this or have never been in this position before. If you can raise this baby, I think that is very admirable, but if you get an abortion that is completely understandable also. I know if it was me I would go for abortion in a heart beat. When you start to hear this critisism think about it this way, not even 100 years ago girls were decided to be of age and were having 5 children when they were twelve. As soon as you hit puberty, sex is natural no matter what anybody says. People say it isn't right to be pregnant at a young age and that these girls are stupid. On the contrary, these girls are perfectly natural and listening to their body. At fifteen though your mind may not be ready, your body is and it is healthy to support a baby. What isn't natural is waiting until you are 40. I am not promoting teen sex nor am I critisizing it, but you do what ever you feel is right. You are the one who gets to look into those babies eyes when it is born. Don't worry about your father. No matter what you decision, he will come around. If you need someone to talk to you can email me, my email is on my profile page. (MORE)
Answer . I would think not as your parents are responsible for you until you are 18. Once the baby is born, you have parental rights for that child so I believe that would make your parents responsible for both of you (at least until you are 18). If they are saying they aren't going to help yo…u, you really need to talk to someone who can help (i.e. social services, children's services, your Dr., somebody) (MORE)
Can a pregnant 15-year-old be emancipated and marry the 18-year-old father of the baby in Louisiana Her parents say its all right?
I'm not sure why you're asking about emancipation. If you mean a court decree for emancipation, it's not going to happen (a 15-year-old can't even petition). But once a person legally marries in LA they are automatically emancipated (no court decree required).. However in order to marry at 15 you… have to have court approval. Most judges aren't chomping at the bit to approve marriages for 15-year-old children, and if you attempt to use pregnancy as a means to convince themâ¦well, I wouldn't recommend it, because then Boyfriend's admitting to a judge that he committed a crime (one that's easy to prove), because it was illegal for him to have sex with you.. Boyfriend needs to be talking to an attorney. (MORE)
In the state of Kentucky if you got pregnant when you are 15 years old but have the baby when you are 16 and the baby father is 24 years old could he go to jail?
Answer . Yes! He is still older than you, and as far as I know in Kentucky much like the rest of the country the age of consent is sixteen. He slept with a fifteen year old girl. He was older than eighteen at that point so it stops being corruption of a minor, and becomes Statutory rape. He is go…ing away for a very long time. (MORE)
Yes. Unless the family is willing to forgive and forget or forces you to marry.
YES maybe NO . this is the reason yes..... I think she should if he is over age!!! . this is the reason no......but if he is not then he should still be...........put in prison for at least one. Yes maybe no . i think he should be if he is over age. i dont because if he is the same age he… really didnt do anything wrong!. but make her pregnet. (MORE)
yes because in the law that is considered rape. it is also a tiny bit wrong in a way but if you wait until your 16 which isn't long, you wont get him arrested because then it is legal... thankyou.
yes someone can adopt your baby while u are in jail all u have to do is cotact a lawyer or find the parents u want for your child and contact them and let them know your wishes.if you do plan on giving your baby up for adoption can i ask where are u at and i have other things i want to ask but it ba…ceause i know someone who would like to adopt heres my email firstname.lastname@example.org (MORE)
If you and you're boyfriend are both 17 and you're pregnant can your parents stop the father of the baby from seeing his child?
The answer to this question is NO. I personally was in this situation. The answer is NO. Point blank. You can choose not to let him see the baby, but only for so long. It will not look good in court. All he has to do is establish his paternity, which is what I did. Then court follows and visitation …rights are established. You can choose to throw as many allegations as possible at him, but if he is persistant he will prevail. However if the father of the baby is deemed to be a harmful presence to the child, the judge will work this in your favor. It could work both ways. So be sure you know what you want when you take this to court. I was a 17 year old exactly the same as in your question. I prevailed. (MORE)
no they cant, but if your having a good relationship you could get married with the person all you need is a doctors note saying your pregnant and you could get married without parent permision in Maryland. I know this because when i was 16 years of age the same thing happen to me and i wanted to kn…ow too but i found out about that and i got married. Anyways no they cant make you put the baby for adoption anywhere in the usa without your permission if you want or not. (MORE)
No. The fact that you are pregnant does not impart any special freedom. You are a minor and your parents are still legally responsible for you and your actions.
You do not have to have the baby after you have become pregnant; it depends on your religious and personal beliefs; if you believe that abortion is wrong, or you cannot afford it, you will remain pregnant unless other complications arise that could potentially kill the child (cigarettes, alcohol, dr…ugs, and certain pharmaceuticals are all potentially harmful to the developing fetus, as are NOT recommended to take during pregnancy; also remember that drugs are ILLEGAL and dangerous, and alcohol and cigarettes are not to be consumed or smoked under the age of 21 and 18, and are also dangerous! For alcohol, however, small quantities are alright, but again- NEVER during pregnancy.). These substances increase the chances of miscarriage and stillbirth, and can also alter the child's development physically and mentally. Also, STD's/STI's also are potentially harmful, especially during childbirth, where mothers could possibly transmit STD's such as herpes, chlamydia, syphilis, and HIV- the virus that causes AIDS- to their children. If you are sexually active, I highly recommend using contraceptives such as condoms (both male and female), birth control pills, spermicides, etc. during intercourse. A clean condom should be used every time, and birth control pills should be taken on-time every day. Also, it is better to be loyal- having multiple partners increases your chances of transmitting and spreading sexually transmitted diseases. You should always make sure that your sexual partners are disease-free; some people will lie, so unless you have a legitimate relationship with your partner, you shouldn't trust that they're clean unless you have proof. It is a bad idea to have even protected sex with one-time partners because not all STD's are spread only through sexual intercourse; herpes can be spread through kissing or through contact with sores on the genitals or lips. ANSWER: Technically speaking, you may not actually have to have the baby, but I would NEVER recommend abortion. It is a viable human child, not a clump of tissue. Think about it--when it's born, is it a baby? What about the day before that? What about the day before THAT? I could do this through all nine months, but that would take a while, so I'm going to try to move on. Life starts at conception, and grows from there. If you don't believe me, then think about this--let's say, for argument's sake, that the heartbeat starts at three weeks. Did the baby have a heart at 2 weeks and 6 days? Of course. You can't, without Jesus, go from nothing to a fully developed heart in 1 day. Plus, the baby doesn't know when it's night time, so it wouldn't wait until exactly the third week to start its heartbeat. It's the same thing with life and humanity. It doesn't wait until so many weeks to start becoming a human, because, if it's born early, it is still a human: your alive human child. Some people try to say that, because they took the baby out of its womb and put it on THEIR machines to try to keep it alive, and it dies, it is not viable. That is not true. Their machines are apparently not as good as God's original design, the woman. You wouldn't take a turtle's egg out of its hole, break it, and say there was something wrong with it because it didn't hatch. It didn't hatch because you didn't give i time do fully develop. You should consider all these things before getting an abortion. (MORE)
Possibly. Look up your states at this web site. Make sure you look up both states if you live in different ones. Its the legal age of consent. READ CAREFULLY http://www.scribd.com/doc/3910508/statutory-rape-state-laws
You are 15 almost 16 and pregnant your boyfriend is 18 almost 19 Could he go to jail cause your 15 in the state of Washington?
age of consent in Washington is 16. though he can still get in trouble if they can prove you two had sex while you were 15 years old.. which won't be hard to do since you're pregnant. so, yes.
If a 15 yr old boy gets a 22 yr old girl pregnant and they are in love will she go to jail and what will happen to the baby?
There is a good chance she could go to jail.. it depends on the law in your State.
You are 15 and you are pregnant and your parents are going through a divorce and they dont want you to live with them with a baby what can you do and were do you go for help?
I am 15 turning 16 in June and i have fallen pregnant. my parents are going through a divorse and they don't want me to live with them with a baby, were can i go for help and information Answer! whoa whoa and double whoa! Sounds like you are in a pretty awful situation. But lets start from the begi…nning shall we? You're fifteen? AND Pregnant? Can I assume you have an AWESOME boyfriend who wants to stick around and help? Naaa.. nevermind, this is the 21st century. So I'm going to assume you are on your own. (Note to You: CONDOMS and BIRTH CONTROL are your friends in the future, but the deed is done, so lets move on shall we?) Plannedparenthood.com is an AWESOME website that is full of all sorts of information about pregnancy and what you can do about your situation. Abortion seems like a logical solution to your problem, seeing as you're parents are being less than supportative, and you've got no where to turn, however, maybe people (myself included!) could not go through with such a procedure. But, if it's for you, a few things to keep in mind: Abortions are EXPENSIVE : Be prepared to spend up to 500 dollars, and make sure you go to ALL your appointments. Abortions are LIFE CHANGING: Yes, you will have your pre-pregnant life back, and not go through the life changing experience of having a child, but you will have to live with the constant 'what-if' and possibly guilt for what you've done? Make sure you have someone VERY supportative of your decision to hold onto for the first few months. Then there is the option of Adoption. Go through the pregnancy and give the baby to a better home in the end. There are a lot of horror stories about babies in child protective services or foster homes, but honestly, you have the opportunity to choose the family yourself. You have lots of choices when it comes to what kind of adoption you want to have. Open or closed? (can your child find you after they turn 18? or not to even have your name on the records so they have no way of knowing..) Then there is the good old fashioned keep it and pray option. You are 15 going on 16, right? Get a job. NOW. In fact, get a job 10 minutes ago because babies are expensive. If you're parent will not keep you, I'd start looking for a place for you and your baby to live... aunts? uncles? grandparets? what about the babies Daddies parents? a flipping roof over your head! someone is bound to take pitty on you. There is a possibility you will have to drop out of school, but if you have the energy, try and graduate.. or go for your GED early. Your baby will be your life now, so you can forget Prom and Pep Rallies... but we all make decisions. Bottom Line www.plannedparenthood.com is one of the best sites available. Good luck!! Now is the time to find out who your REAL friends are! (MORE)
I am 16 my babys dad is 19 he'll be 20 before i have my baby and my mom is consent to it will he go to jail in the state of minnesota?
The age of consent is 16 years of age. There should be no legal consequences. Note that parents cannot consent to break the law..
If you're in the US... No judge in any state is going to emancipate a minor so she can give live with her boyfriend, especially a 15-year-old (and to the best of my knowledge there is only state that will consider emancipating a 15-year-old) who is pregnant. Your bigger concern should be the laws of… your state regarding the age of sexual consent, because there is a good chance boyfriend has broken the law--possibly even committed a felony. He needs to go talk to a local attorney, and he needs to do it asap. (MORE)
No. Murder requires intent and probable cause; a baby does not have the cognitive ability to conceive of deliberately killing someone for any reason. HOW CAN A BABY KILL???!!!??? ^ It's possible for a a baby to kill, accidents happen you know, they can probably hold a knife and cut someones throat… with it (MORE)
"I'm pregnant" is the short, blunt answer. There may well be issues of timing and setting - work out what would be the best time and place from his point of view. Is this going to be welcome news or not such a good surprise? This will influence how you approach what might be a delicate situation. Yo…u may also need to anticipate how you'll cope with his reaction. (MORE)
In most states, assault on a pregnant female automatically raises the charge from assault to aggravated assault. If the baby actually died, depending on the circumstances, the charge may be upped to manslaughter. The victim should seek medical attention as soon as it happens. If emergency services w…ere called, they would likely send the police in addition to the ambulance. The officers would assess the situation and initiate an investigation. (MORE)
Can a father sue if a girl is pregnant with his baby and the girls parents are keeping him from her and the baby?
If you live in the US, at this point there's nothing he can do. After the child is born he has the right to go to court (if it's necessary) to establish paternity and obtain visitation. Note that his rights extend only to the child, not the child's mother. So, he has no right to see his minor gi…rlfriend if her parents don't allow it, and no court will order her parents to allow it. (MORE)
It depends on how much of a minor they are. In about 30 states if the girl is over 16 it would not be illegal. Others have exceptions for being within 3 years in age. If the girl is under the age of 16, it could result in being charged with sexual crimes.
It is crucial that pregnant women infected with HSV-1 or HSV-2go to prenatal care visits and tell their doctor if they have everexperienced any symptoms of, been exposed to, or been diagnosedwith genital herpes. Sometimes genital herpes infection can lead tomiscarriage or premature birth. Herpes inf…ection can be passed frommother to child resulting in a potentially fatal infection(neonatal herpes). It is important that women avoid contractingherpes during pregnancy. . A woman with genital herpes may be offered antiviral medicationfrom 36 weeks gestation through delivery to reduce the risk of anoutbreak. At the time of delivery a woman with genital herpesshould undergo careful examination. If herpes symptoms are presentat delivery, a cesarean delivery (also called a 'C-section') isusually performed. (MORE)
Your parents do have some legal right to keep the father away from the baby because of your age but they must have some kind of proff proving that this is in the best intrest of the child.
H.E.L.L. N.O.!! He Is The Father Of The Baby To Begin With!!He Needs To Be There.. I don't think preventing the father from seeing the baby will benefit anyone, especially the baby because it will only lead to the child thinking their father has abandoned them. The life of the child is at stake… ok.. if anything the father should be there 100%, for he needs to take care of waht he produced because the mother isn't the only one who made the baby and they need to take care of their kid TOGETHER!! (MORE)
The parent is the parent and guardian of the teen but have no legal right to decide over the teen's baby. Teens have the same feelings towards their children adults do and have the same legal rights. So yes, of course. Forcing parents and children apart is wrong and can cause irreparable trauma.
It's not against the law for you being pregnant - if you are under the age of consent it is illegal for any one to have sex with you. You legally are not old enough to say "yes, let's do this." (like you can't legally vote or drive a car) The laws are made to protect you. If you live in a state wh…ere the law is for consent is over 15 - your parents being OK with the relationship means they are breaking the law too, so their being OK with it means nothing if the state laws are against it. (MORE)
Yes, they can. Once the baby is born he can seek visitation rights to the child in court, but he only has rights to see the child, not the mother.
Can a 15 year old pregnant get married to 23 year old father of the baby with both parents consent in wv?
Assuming the parents of the girl don't want to press charges forstatutory rape from a 23 year old man sleeping with a 15 year oldgirl, the two of you can get married if you have a legal documentfrom your parent or guardian saying that you have permission to getmarried,.
Can the parents of a minor press charges on the babys father if he is 19 and she wants to live with him?
minor had not reached age of consent in her state by the time she had sex and her partner was at least 18, they certainly can since it's statutory rape. What the minor wants is irrelevant. The minor is not emancipated until she is 18.
What would happen to a boy who was 15 if he got a girl who was 13 pregnant w0uld he go to jail or get accused as rap and what would happen to the girl and the baby?
I don't think it would be rape unless she didn't approve of having sex. There might be some delivery problems and it would be the mothers choice what would happen to the baby
Yes, there's no "get out of jail free" card for being a father. It would be unusual for a 15-year-old to be sent to jail for longer than a few hours/days (temporary custody at a police station), but it's not impossible. A 15-year-old would be more likely to be sent to Juvenile Hall. If you're …asking "is it illegal for a 15 year old to have sex with a 12 year old", then it depends on where you live. In some places it is and in other places it isn't. (MORE)