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If a 17 yr old gets pregnant by a 15 yr old is that considered statutory rape???

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:06 PM on Feb. 6, 2009 in Relationships

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Answers (13)
  • I was in the same predicament but I goggled it.


    Try this website http://www.cga.ct.gov/2003/olrdata/jud/rpt/2003-R-0376.htm

    hope that helps
    jjsmommi5

    Answer by jjsmommi5 at 12:08 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • No...there has to be a party over 18. But state laws can be different so checking for your particular state would be wise.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • Depends on the state. And I think the parents have to press charges.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:10 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • The state can also choose to press charges, which is highly unlikely but they can do it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:11 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • Generally, one party has to be over 18, but some states statutes are more strict about it. The goggle search above will probably be able to give you more answers.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 12:14 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • no, both are minors and charges won't be filed unless he sexually assaulted her to get her pregnant
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 12:23 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • nope
    proudyoungmom87

    Answer by proudyoungmom87 at 12:40 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • Excuse me all, but the 15 year old is the VICTIM of statutory rape in this instance.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 12:41 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • If the 17 year old is the girl and the 15 year old is the boy then it is a case of sexism...no one will dare think that a 17 manipulated a 15 year old boy into sex. It is unfortunate. If it was the other way around then people would be up in arms angry over it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:47 PM on Feb. 6, 2009

  • I think in GA the tow have to be a FULL 2 years apart in age for it to be stat rape. But, I would be careful who you tell because a stat rape conviction will make the "offender" register as a sex offender the same as a child molester. Which I don't believe is fair.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 1:49 PM on Feb. 6, 2009