Can an 19 year old male be prosecuted for getting his 17 year old girlfriend pregnant?
I would say no as she is over the age of consent which is 16.
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If the parents press charges, yes. The 17 year old is a minor and still considered a child. I've heard of people getting charged with corruption of a minor as well as statuatory rape.
If a 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old female living in Massachusetts have a relationship approved by her parents can he go to jail if she gets pregnant?
Answer . by law, no. she is of legal age to consent to sex. the end. that's all that you need. nobody can press charges against you for anything, except her. she can take you to family court and make you pay child support if she does get pregnant and the baby is yours. but other than that h…er parents have no legal standing as far as the sex and the pregnancy in question is concerned. at least that's the law in georgia. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nNot without the permission of her parents. However, there could be a larger problem, the age of sexual consent in Texas is 17. Texas authorities have become very aggressive in pursuing criminal charges especially if the parents of the minor are willing to file charges. It would be a go…od idea to consult with an attorney before taking any further action or discussing the issue with anyone outside of your family. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nit depends on if a 16 yr old is considered a minor or if the parents think you will stand by her
Depending on where you live, in Canada the age of consent is 14 yrs, so as long as it was consentual no you would not go to jail. In other parts of the world however there have been sever consciences for per marital sex and statuitory rape (not meaning forced sex), that would just be rape. So in the… future let us know which country you need to know for. ( Full Answer )
Is it possible for a pregnant 17-year-old to move in with her 19-year-old boyfriend who can support her without getting into trouble?
Answer . \nPregnancy does not change the legal age status of a minor. Such action would not be deemed legal and the results would depend upon what action the parents or legal guardian of the minor female chose to take. If they were agreeable to the arrangement it is highly unlikely authorities wo…uld become involved.. Answer . No, not legally. Until the child is 18, she is under the care of her parents. If they give her permission, then it is okay. ( Full Answer )
Can legal action be taken if a 24-year-old male gets his 16-year-old girlfriend pregnant in the state of Florida?
Answer . \nYes, the 16-year old female is under the AOC in the state of Florida. The male is a legal adult and can be charged with numerous felonies and misdemeanors. The most serious would be statutory rape a Class "A" felony which carries a mandatory prison sentence if the person is convicted.…\n. \nWhen the circumstances such as those cited here exist the state does not hesitate to bring charge and prosecute the adult to the full extent of the law. Likewise judges are quite willing to impose the maximum sentence(s) that is allowed and order them to run consecutively when there is more than one guilty count. In addition the state reserves the right to charge, arrest and prosecute the adult without the cooperation of the minor or the minor's parent(s) or legal guardian. ( Full Answer )
If a 17-year-old gets pregnant by a 27-year-old male can the two get married in the state of Ohio with a court order?
It will all depend how the court will deal with this situation, if you both have a proof of marital counseling it might help. It depends on the court.
Answer . \nIf she is above the age of consent for the state in which the incident ocurred the 18-year-old would not be charged with a crime as long as the sexual relationship was consensual.
Can a 27-year-old go to jail for getting his 17-year-old girlfriend pregnant if the age of consent is 16?
Answer . \nYes.\n. \nThis is one instance where judges do not hestitate to impose the maximum sentencing allowed if the adult is convicted of a crime(s) against an underage person.
Can an 18-year-old male be prosecuted for getting his 16-year-old girlfriend in foster care pregnant?
\nSome people need to be clarified on what "statutory rape" means. Statutory applies to individuals that are under an age of legal decision. In most states, that is the ages of 13 and under. At these ages, a person does not posses "mens rea" or "the criminal mind", and is recognized by the courts… as unable to make absolute criminal decisions. From ages 14-17 (in most states), the person can make a legal decision on their own, and be culpable for it. However, this does not apply to emancipated adult decisions. "Rape" in definition is penetration, however so slight. Which means any object or body part inserted "even a millimeter" into a sexually defined body part. This means that intercourse is not a requirement. A simple fingertip would be considered rape. \n. \nAnyway, in most states, since there is a 2 year difference between you two, it is not likely that there would be an arrest. In some states, emancipation begins at 17. Check your state laws, there might be a paragraph regarding age difference. Some states allow a reasonable age difference if one individual is a legal adult, and the other is not.\n. \n Answer \n. \nAll i can say is yes!!\n. \n Foster care is irrelevant \n. \nAfraid so. In many states, the age of consent is 18, so an adult male could be prosecuted for statutory rape if he has sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old. In some states, the age of consent is lower if the parties are of similar ages. In other words, an 18-year-old male might not be prosecuted for having sex with a 16-year-old girl, but a 23-year-old man might be.\n. \n Mens rea not applicable \nThe answer currently supplied at the top is misleading. It confuses "age of consent" with the age of mens rea, which is something completely different. The former is the age at which a girl may consent to sexual relations. The latter is the age at which people are judged to be able to form malicious or criminal intent. There are NO states in the union that have an AOC as low as 13, and only three have it set as low 14, and then only in cases where the ages of the couple are close. (Otherwise, the AOC is 16 in those states.) \n. \n . \n A minor who is placed in a foster home is there by an order of the court.\n. \nThat being the case, the foster parents are obligated to inform the court of the situation.\n. \nIt is a "given" that under such circumstances charges can easily be brought regardless of the AOC for the state, the usual charge in such cases is sexual misconduct. ( Full Answer )
In California if a 19-year-old male gets a 17-year-old female pregnant can her parents put him in jail?
\n. \n Answer \n. \nNot if they were dating and proven to be sexualy active before the male or female turned 18.\n. \n . \n . \nShe is below the age of sexual consent for CA. It doesnt matter if they were dating or sexually active before he turned 18 or not. Her parents cant put him… in jail, but they can report the crime, and then the DA will decide what action will be taken.\n. \n Answer \n. \nI know as parents you possibly would never consider your daughter loves this young man, but, she does! It doesn't matter if you think she's not old enough or not. To go after the young man (provided they were dating) will not only break your daughter's heart but you also run the risk of your daughter never forgiving you for this. They are having a baby together and instead of putting this young man in jail make sure he helps support the child. When in doubt put yourself in her shoes. She's a young woman going to have a baby and there is going to be a bond with that baby whether she keeps the baby or gives it up for adoption. As a mother try to remember how it felt when you first became pregnant with your daughter. Although you were married and your daughter isn't this doesn't change things as far as loving the father of the baby.\n. \nYou have every right to be angry, but try to calm down and rethink this. If the young man is decent enough then sit down with him and his parents along with your daughter and yourselves and come to some decisions about this pregnancy. Your daughter and this young man have feelings too. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Depends on the place you live. In most states sex with a 14 year old girl by a 17 year old boy (He could be ruled an adult by the court) is statutory rape. In some states a 14 year old girl is a child, which means he could find himself as a regestered sex offender.
The age of sexual consent in Pennsylvania is 16 years old. So the answer is no if the act was indeed consensual. .
That depends on the Age of Consent in the place where you live. \n. \nIn many states and countries it is 16, so 17 would make it quite legal but you should find out the age of consent in your state. \n. \nRead some more about Age of Consent:\n http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What is age of consent and …what does it mean ( Full Answer )
Depending on the state, yes. But, he will still have no rights to the child, even after turning 18.
In Texas can a 17 year old male go to jail for getting his 16 year old girlfriend of 1 year pregnant?
Laws vary from state to state. Yes in some, no in most. If the age of consent is over 16, he has a problem. Some states have a 'within two years of being the same age' type exception. And there are other states that don't allow certain relationships to consent, regardless of the age. (If he's a teac…her and she's a student.)\n. \n. \n The age of consent in Texas is 17, so there is an issue. . \n. \n. \n Â§ 21.11. INDECENCY WITH A CHILD. (a) A person commits \n an offense if, with a child younger than 17 years and not the person's spouse, whether the child is of the same or opposite sex, the person: \n (1) engages in sexual contact with the child or causes the child to engage in sexual contact; or \n (2) with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person: \n (A) exposes the person's anus or any part of the person's genitals, knowing the child is present; or \n (B) causes the child to expose the child's anus or any part of the child's genitals. . \n. \n. \n. \n \n (b) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this section that the actor: \n (1) was not more than three years older than the victim and of the opposite sex; \n (2) did not use duress, force, or a threat against the victim at the time of the offense; and \n (3) at the time of the offense: \n (A) was not required under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure, to register for life as a sex offender; or \n (B) was not a person who under Chapter 62 had a reportable conviction or adjudication for an offense under this section. . ( Full Answer )
In Texas can a 19 year old male go to jail for getting his 16 year old girlfriend pregnant after being together for the past 3 years?
I believe there is an age of consent in Texas. I think 16 years old is the cut off. however, i would do some research on it. And from here on out, wrap it up. ok?
Same as every other US state: Conviction for Sex with a Minor and a potential sentence of 15 years to life, plus 15 years to lifetime registration on the state and national sex offender registries.
What if a 16 year old male gets a 19 year old female pregnant can the female be arrested in new york state?
no it is not illegal. By law, they're both still in the age range, and are still in their teens. If the woman was 21, then the male could be arrested.. It depends on the legal age of consent, in some states it's still 15, some 16, some 18. However, most states turn a blind eye to the written law as… the above answer mentioned if both are teens. For example an 18-year old senior high school student dating a 16 year old. The above is wrong on who would get arrested though. Male wouldn't be arrested, if the woman was 21 and the male 16, the woman, as the offending adult, would be arrested. See the several teachers in FL that had sex with their students ( I was never so lucky). ( Full Answer )
Charges of rape can be brought againest the 22 year old even if the sex was consentual because the 17 year old is still a minor
What happens in Texas if a 21 year old male gets a 16 year old girl pregnant and she is turning 17 in a month?
The fact that she's about to turn 17 is irrelevant. All that matters is that she was not 17 at the time the adult had sex with her (a doctor can easily determine when she conceived), so he committed a crime-indecency with a child, which is a felony. He needs to talk to an attorney.
Firstly you both are minors , so having sex in the first place is a crime and arrestable offence, secondly you have now gone and made a minor pregnant, you both will have to be tried by the juvenile court and be punished accordingly.
If a 19-year-old male and a 17-year-old female living in Michigan have a relationship approved by her parents can he go to jail if she gets pregnant?
No. The age of consent for sexual activity in Michigan is 16. Parents cannot approve of any activity that is illegal. If they allow it to happen at a younger age, they can be prosecuted for child abuse.
In the state of Texas if a male 17 years old gets a female 13 years old pregnant does the male have rights to the baby?
No, being that you are both minors, it is up to her parents. Even if you were emancipated you would still not have rights because she would still be a minor.
He can be charged with the felony of Criminal sexual conduct in the third degree; under section 750.520d. It is punishable by up to 15 years in prison.. (1) A person is guilty of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree if the person engages in sexual penetration with another person and if any o…f the following circumstances exist:. (a) That other person is at least 13 years of age and under 16 years of age.. The parents could be charged if there is evidence of neglect or of consenting to illegal activity. ( Full Answer )
Normally she will have a baby. It is not illegal for a 20 year old to have sexual relations with a 17 year old as long as 16 or 17 is the age of consent where they live. Otherwise it could be statutory rape. That doesn't mean however that he is not partially responsible (by law) for the maintenance …and upkeep of the child. ( Full Answer )
Just any that pays above the minimum wage.. Try at a bank as a teller. or go to sales - if you become a good sale person, you can make good money.. You can also try to work at a good restaurant.
Can a 21 year old male get put in jail for getting a 17 year old girl pregnant with her consent in cheyenne wyoming?
Yes he could be put in jail as he is a adult 21 years, and the girl is 17 a minor, so it is a major crime.
It depends on who you are in relationship to the 17 year old girl and 19 year old boy and what you want to do about the situation.
If a girl gets pregnant by an 19-year-old but she is 17 can the 19 year old get into trouble in Indiana?
it depends if u had sex with him because he wanted to or did he rape u. The 19 year old can be charged with statutory rape, sex with a minor child, child endangerment, and possibly more. This can only happen, of course, if the parents of the minor child press formal charges.
The 19 year old might get pregnant... What are you asking?. The 19 year old might get pregnant... What are you asking?
Can a 22 year old man go to jail for getting his 17 year old girlfriend pregnant without parental consent?
Parental consent is irrelevant has doesn't change anything. ( I robbed the bank, but it's okay, I had my parents' permission!) 16 is the age of consent in most of the places, so there will be nothing illegal about it.
I take it she is over the age of consent by the way you asked this question ! I am afraid she would be liable as the adult in this relationship so could get into trouble.
Yes. The 19yo will have to show his birth certificate and the 17yo need consent from her parents or legal guardians and might have to contact the Probate Court. The Judge can also require the minors to state that they have received marriage counseling that is satisfactory to the court.
If a 16 year old girl gets pregnant by a 19 year old boy can the 19 year old boy get in trouble without consent and she turns 17?
Statutory rape laws vary by state. You will need to check the legality based on your area. In most US states, 16 is the age of consent. If this is the case for your area then there will not be an issue.
The answer is that it depends. Most often, he will not be arrested because the age of consent in Texas is 17. There are some other factors involved that can be found in the Texas Penal Code, Chapter 22.
Chances are child support for the first 18 years of their child's life. He is not likely to get jail or prison, as most states say 16 is legal for sex and others have exceptions for being within 3 years of age.
Well im not very aquanted with the AOSC in Texas but technically yes by the fact that you are 19 albeit an adult so if the parents press charges ur as good as gone but if the girl and parents have no problem with it you are perfectly safe
Yes. It's called Statutory rape. Since she is not yet an adult She does not have the right to decide to get pregnant or have sex. Her parents carry that right until she turns 18 and can file rape charges on her behalf even if she consented.
It depends where you live, but most states would not prosecute when two teens are so close to the same age. Make sure whatever decisions are made, to offer support to the girl. It is time to step up to the plate and act like an adult. If she is going to keep the baby - remember it is yours too and …you are also responsible for the care and financial support. ( Full Answer )
There are no laws for dating and for sex the minor must have reached age of consent in your state.
I don't think so, If they are both over the age of consent then no.
2-20 years in prison although you have a affirmative defense if there's no more than 3 years between you so it might not be 20.
Depends if 17 is adult age in your state and 16 is not. That would be statutory rape. Some states have a law so you can get it easier if you are no more then 3 years apart. So it depends on where you live. If age of consent is 16 in her state the sex was legal and it was not statutory rape..
If you're in the US, no. Getting someone pregnant does not give you any "adulthood" rights.
To stand by her side regardless of what choice she makes. If she choose to keep the baby you will have to be able to support the baby along with the mother. If she wants to give it up for adoption he have to think about if he wants the same or wants to take care of the baby himself. If she wants an …abortion you might not agree but the choice is hers to make. If you just want to completely leave and don't help her pay for an abortion you should just compare that cost to child support for the next 18 years. Even if you sign your parental rights away you still have to pay child support. ( Full Answer )
yes but make sure her parents are ok with it or her parents can put a law suit on you for her being a minor
Depends where you live and if she has reached the age of consent yet or if there are close in age exceptions to the law. If it's statutory rape it can be 20 year or life, it all depends.
In California can a 19 year old male go to prison if he gets a 16 year old pregnant What rights does he have What can he do avoid prison?
In California, a 19 year-old male may have sex with a 16 year-oldfemale without fear of going to prison. According to California'sAge of Consent Law, if there is more than a 3 year differencebetween the two participants, it is considered a felony, or if oneparty was 21 or over and the other is under… 21. ( Full Answer )