What can happen to a 20 year old guy if he got his 15 year old girlfriend pregnant and her parents want to put him in jail?
He can be convicted of a sex crime and put in prison.
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In the United States, yes. In the United Kingdom, yes. In most (but not all) other countries, yes. However, this does not mean the man WILL go to jail. If the girl's parents choose to press charges, (or if the state laws require it) though, it is very tough to avoid a conviction and a long prison se…ntence (up to life in jail). The ages of consent range from 16 to 18, meaning a twenty-year old is almost universally forbidden from having sex with a minor. Check with the laws of your state or province to be sure. If this escalates to a worse situation, contact an attorney and discuss your legal options. In the meantime, work with the girl's parents to support her and your child. Don't let one big mistake turn into a much bigger one; stay involved in your child's life. It depends on the state. In most states the age of sexual consent is 16 (in some it's higher). If an adult has sex (even if it wasn't 'forced') with someone under the age of sexual consent then they have commited a crime. They can be charged, tried, and convicted. Once that baby is born, it will be very easy (with a DNA test) to prove beyond any doubt that this man is guilty. Even if the girlfriend or her family didn't want to press charges, the state can still chose to press charges. With a 5-year age difference, and the fact that the elder of the pair is over 18, you have to look at statutory rape. Statutory rape does not take consent into consideration. Different states have different definitions of the age limits and age differences, and it's a serious offense. If the prosecutor is angry, the elder of the pair can get up to life in prison! And if and when released from prison, he (or she) goes on the sexual-offfender list, with all the restrictions that carries. for England and Wales The age of consent in England and Wales is 16. The offence committed is 'Unlawful Sexual Intercourse' and does carry a prison sentence HOWEVER, because of the girl's proximity to the age of consent and the young man's youth, as long as there was no evidence of force, it is likely that he may receive a Police caution (and as a result, lose the chance to work with children in the future). (MORE)
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.
Are you allowed to marry a guy that got you pregnant at 15 years old and then move out of your parents' house without their permission?
Answer . no you're not. Answer . \nno, if you wanna marry that guy at an age before 18, your parents would have to sign a paper agreeing to let you marry him, since your a minor but when you turn 18, its your choice to marry him or not...
Answer . It depends on what the law is in your state...my guess is that if you are asking this question, you are either the 20 year old, the 16 year old or the parent of the 16 year old. No matter which one you are, try to imagine what it would be like if you were in the position of the other two….. If you are the 20 year old, take full responsibility. Sit down with the 16 year old and her parents and own up to it. Explain to the parents exactly what your plans are to take full financial responsibility for the child. But it doesn't end there. You will be a parent for the rest of your life, tasked with raising the child to the point where he/she is independent. If you own up and take responsibility, the parents may likely see that putting you in jail would not be good for the child, their daughter, or the situation in general. Keep in mind that the parents will probably not have a favorable opinion of you from the outset...you must show them that you know you made a mistake and are willing to take responsibility for it. It will be a difficult conversation, and emotions will run high, but it is the right thing to do. Let them yell at you and vent, they will probably need to. In the end I bet they will respect you for owning up to it.. If you are the parent, take the above into consideration. A man in jail doesn't buy diapers and formula, or make a good daddy, and a criminal record may inhibit him from getting a good job and providing support when he gets out of jail. If he owns up to it and takes responsibility, I'd give him a chance to make things right, as much as he can in the given situation. Suggest the same kind of meeting referenced above, invite his parents if you feel it would be appropriate, and give everyone a few days to think things over before the meeting is held. Try not to lose your temper, and try to keep the discussion productive. You are concerned with the welfare of your daughter and the child. I know this next comment will sting, but this never would have happened without a failure of some kind on the part of both you and the parents of the 20 year old. Own up to that as well.. If you are the 16 year old, you'd better make sure that the above referenced meeting happens and is a productive one. If not, you are the one who will bear the consequences. Too many young women are left alone with a child to care for. Emotional and financial support from the father, your parents, his parents, and your family in general will be critical.. Above all, seek the most productive solution. Everyone involved should keep in mind that you will have to deal with each other on some level for many years to come...don't burn any bridges, this child will be a source of joy for many years to come...get off to a good start.... HOWEVER, if the guy is a total dirtbag, don't hesitate to throw him in jail...it'll give him time to think things over.... Answer for England and Wales . The age of consent in England and Wales is 16, the age of the male is irrelevent.. IN WISCONSIN>>>Hell yeah and a sex offender for life...registering where ever you live. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer \n. \nYes, if she has paretnal consent.\n. \n . \n It depends upon the state of residency.\n. \nParental consent does not supercede state laws and in most states a 15-year-old is not allowed to marry except with the permission of the court of jurisdiction.
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. (MORE)
Whats the max you an be put in jail for letting your 17 year old sons 15 year old girlfriend spend the night?
you would not shes only spending the night and besdies 15 and 17 is nothing compared to todays standred iv heard of a 12 year old dating and got a baby by a 28 yr old now that's sick !
If a 15 year old girl in Ohio gets pregnant by a 20 year old boy and her parents don't press charges could he still go to jail?
Answer . The authorities can press charges because they are the ones that enforce the laws. Parently consent to this doesnt override the law.
Can i move in with my mother-in-law if i am 15 years old and pregnant and not wanting to live with my parents?
Answer . If she's actually your mother in law, that would mean that you're married, and thus no longer in the control of your parents.
If a 21 year old girl gets pregnant by a 15 year old guy in Texas can she go to jail if he lied about his age and this can be proven?
Yes, she can. The fact that he lied about his age is not a defense. She needs to talk to an attorney ASAP, because this is a very serious crime.
The parents are in trouble as well they cant change the law regarding age of consent.
no because the dudes a minor yet. . If you live in the USâ¦ Minor or not, as a parent he has an obligation to provide support for his child. You can petition for child support. The amount you are awarded will be VERY SMALL because due to child labor laws, he can't work more than a few hours a d…ay. Therefore, he will have little money for child support. But before you do anything I'd highly suggest that you talk to an attorney first. The laws do vary by state, but 14 is below the age of sexual consent in every single state, so there is a very good chance that you are guilty of a felony (statutory rape, child molestation, etc) and basically you'll be going in front of a judge and admitting to it. That might not be the best idea. (MORE)
Nothing can legally happen to you unless she was raped by you. Otherwise, you are going to have to grow up quickly!!
What should a 15 year old male do when he thinks he acsidently got his girlfriend pregnant but not sure and doesn't want to tell his parents and has about 40hours to go to the clinic to get the pill?
You have to talk to some one as soon as possible - is there someone you can talk to that can then later also go with you and talk to your parents ? This is a heavy burden to carry and you need to spread the load. Take Care.
Can a 17-year-old go to jail for getting a 15-year-old girl pregnant if her parents press charges in the state of Pennsylvania?
No. You have to be 4 years older than her. . See: PA 18 Â§ 3121 . Rape to engage in deviate sexual intercourse with a complainant who is less than (1) 13 years of age or (2) 16 years of age and the actor is four or more years older.
Yes. It is called statuory rape. Even if the parents do not press charges, the hospital may call Children's Services or Protective Service when the baby is born to report it.. Knowing the state where you live would help in letting know the penalty you may be facing.. -----------------------------.… Actually the answer is no! A 17 year old is not considered to be an adult in every single state. You both are minors and it will be treated as such. (MORE)
What if a 18 year old gets a 16 year old pregnant with the consent from the 16 year old in Arkansas what will happen to the 18 year old will the state put him in jail?
No the age of sexual concent is 16, However you may be held responsible for part of the cost of the maintainance of the child, After all it takes two to tango.
Can a seventeen year old girls parents put the nineteen year old guy in jail if he dates their daughter?
A 17 year old girls parents cannot put her 19 year old boyfriend in jail because they cannot put him in because when you go to jail you mostly go for a crime and having a relation ship with someone is not a crime unless they have done something against the law.
firstly, the mans mother would be completely disgusted that he rooted a primary school chick and you should have gone for a kindergarten kid the fact that you are going for older people than your father had is wrong the mans mother should lock him up and use him as a fun little play item
Yes, in Australia and New Zealand you will be incarcerated for no less then 10 years and be awarded a fine of no less than $10,000 if statutory rape takes place where there is an age difference of more than 2.5 years. Although this depends on your birth months, so don't lose hope yet. You can have y…our girlfriend petition for emancipation in which case you would be able to have an abortion, however you still wouldn't be out of the woods yet. As abortions for minors are a criminal offense your best bet would be to have the abortion and accept the fine rather than risk having the child and therefore admitting to raping your girlfriend and going to jail for 10 years. Your third and most logical option, in my opinion is a home abortion. Just remember, as with all surgical procedures, air goes in and out, blood goes round and round, any variation in this is bad. (MORE)
It depends on where you live. If you live in the US, absolutely he can go to jail.
If a 21 year old guy gets a 15 year old girl pregnant can he go to jail if he puts his name on the birth certificate in Oklahoma?
first of all your raping a child, second of all do it and i hope you go to jail PERVERT!!!!
What would happen if a 15 year old girl got pregnant by a 20 year old in California no one is pressing charges?
Who is 'no one'? The only 'one' who can press charges is the state, because it's a crime against the state. If it gets reported (and it likely will be, because some people such as doctors and teachers are required by law to report it), then he will be charged--it's a very easy case to prove. And the… state does not need her parents approval or cooperation to charge him. In fact, if her parents refuse to cooperate, they could possibly be facing charges too.. He needs to go see an attorney, and then he needs to stay away from little girls. (MORE)
Here it is not the parents who can go to jail in Michigan, the boy has now not only had sex but the 17 year old boy has also made this 15 year old girl pregnant, so he will be tried under the juvenile court.
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.
If a 16-year-old gets pregnant by a 20-year-old can the adult go to jail even if the minors parents are okay with it in Ohio?
Yes, the older one has broken the law by having sex with a minor. It doesn't make any difference what the parents say. In fact they could be answering to the law also if they agreed to it.
16-6-3 G *** CODE SECTION *** 12/03/01 16-6-3. (a) A person commits the offense of statutory rape when he or she engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years and not his or her spouse, provided that no conviction shall be had for this offense on the unsupport…ed testimony of the victim. (b) A person convicted of the offense of statutory rape shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 20 years; provided, however, that if the person so convicted is 21 years of age or older, such person shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than ten nor more than 20 years; provided, further, that if the victim is 14 or 15 years of age and the person so convicted is no more than three years older than the victim, such person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. So there you have it, don't worry and have all the sex she can take. XD (MORE)
Try and seek out some form of therapy, for one. Make sure you can fully explain and back up your situation. Your sister needs to seek out therapy as well.
What would happen if a 19 year old got his 15 almost 16 year old girlfriend pregnant in Utah but then again he just turned 19 and what are the consequenses?
yeah you could be facing jail time oyu are above 18 and she is not even 16 yeah that's bad..Now depending on the parents if the parents don't care and don't want to do anything about it then oyu are fine
You will need to get with her parents NOW, and work out what you're going to do about the situation. Hope and pray that they do not own firearms or other deadly weapons, and you might be looking at prosecution and jail time, regardless. Good luck to you all.
What will happen to the 20 year old who got you pregnant that is in jail already for a different thing?
If you are talking about stautory rape that charge and sentence will be added to his first punishment. He will also be labeled a sex offender.
15 year old is pregnant and the guy that got her pregnant is 23 but she is emancipated could he still go to jail?
First of all, few if any places would emancipate a 15 year old, they are considered too young to take care of themselves. Yes, she is well below the age of consent in all states. And there is a considerable age difference.
Well this question is hard to answer as its a purely bias or opinionated question. in my personal opinion its fine as long as your sure you want to.
Yes he can. The legal age in most states is 16 for both partners. And with more than a 3 year difference in ages, it is likely to be statutory rape or another sexual crime felony, which could require registration as a sex offender for the remainder of their lives.
maybe, it's all a matter of where you live the law differs state to state.
What rights does a 15 year old boy have is he got a 15 year old girl pregnant and her parents moved her out of state?
If you're in the US, he has no rights to *her* at all--no right to see her or have contact with her. He has the right, after the child is born, to petition the court to establish paternity and request court-ordered visitation, which will allow him to see the child only. He also has the responsibil…ity to pay child support (note: he is responsible for this, not his parents, so I suggest he find a job). (MORE)
The age of consent in Michigan is 16 unless one is an authority figure in which case the age of consent is 18. So, if the parents of the girl presses charges he could be charged with statutory rape because in Michigan the sexual consent age is 16.
Third-degree criminal sexual conduct is sexual penetration with someone who is 13-16yo and gives up to 15 years in prison.
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)
no a 15 year old can not go to jail for getting another 15 year old prego if ur 18 u can but not 15.
What if a 21 year old got a 13 year old pregnant and wants to put him on child support what will happen?
Two consequences are probable. First, the 21 year old male will be on the hook for child support. Secondly, he could very well be prosecuted for statutory rape.
if you are the girl, i suggest have an abortion unless you want to keep it, but your still in school and have your whole life ahead of you. Talk to your parents. If your the guy, you better run for the hills mate, its illegal.
What would happen if an 18 year old male got his 15 year old girlfriend of a year pregnant and they wanted to get married in Texas and the girl and her one parent wich is hemother are illegal citizens?
Well many things could come of this. In most states the age of consent is 16. Even then her parents would have to sign papers stating that they are relinquishing their parental rights and allowing her to marry you. On the other hand since there is more than a 3 year gap in your ages her parents can …press charges of statutory rape unless they had full knowledge that the two of you were having a sexual relationship. I would talk to first both sets of parents, her drs, and then see if you need a lawyer. If you just want to do some research I would suggest contacting your local legal aid department, local juvenile court system, or a local attorney. (MORE)
Can a 20 year old boyfriend be put in jail on kidnapping charges for picking up a 16 year old girlfriend from school without parental consent?
Probably not considering the 16 year old made the choice to go. It would be different if he did not drive her home or she was a little girl.
They could be prosecuted. The legal age of consent is sixteen therefore having sex with a fifteen year old is illegal. The police would have to be notified for charges to be made though.
Depending on the laws in the jurisdiction, it would be at least a sexual crime and could be statutory rape. Parents can't give you permission to break the law. (Oh, it's okay that I robbed the bank, my parents said I could!)
What would happen if a 18 year old got a 17year old pregnant in Missouri and her parents wanted to push it?
17 is the age of consent so you're in the clear. Don't know what you mean by "push it" but if it's regarding the baby it's all up to the 17 year old to decide. She is the only one who is legally allowed to decide before the baby is born. After the baby is born the both of you decide.
Can a 20 year old guy go to jail for getting a 16 year old girl pregnant even if it was not rape but consensual?
It depends on where you live. If the 16yo is under the age of consent and there are no close in age laws where at least 4 years older is legal, you are guilty of statutory rape. A minor under the age of consent can not give consent therefor it's statutory rape. No one can give consent for her either…. The ages of consent differ between states and varies from 16-18yo. Some states have close in age exceptions. You can find your state and read the law in the link below. (MORE)
Depends on where you live and the laws there. If there's a close in age exception to the statutory rape laws you might be fine but otherwise you can be charged if someone reports you.
In short, not a lot. This does kind of depend on your local legislature, but in the majority of the western world the age of consent for sexual relationships exists because the law considers that under a certain age a young person is not fully equipped to properly consider the potential impact on… their lives of a sexual relationship. The Law generally states that under the age of consent a girl isn't able to give consent to a sexual relationship. Usually if somebody who is over the age for criminal responsibility (in this case the 20 y/o male) has sex with a person who is under the age of consent (the 15 year old girl) it is the 20 year old who is committing an offence. Usually statutory rape or something similar. The girl is usually seen by the legislature as a victim of the crime, as apposed to a perpetrator. Note : There's also the chance that, in nine months time, the girl will give birth to a child. (MORE)