Riverside, CA asked in Juvenile Law for California

Q: Do i get arrested if im 14 & pregnant

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David A. Brooks
David A. Brooks
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Fair Oaks, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It certainly happens, there are plenty of pregnant girls in Juvenile Halls, but you'd have to have broken the law. Getting pregnant isn't a crime.

If you are at risk (runaway) you could be detained, but that is different than being arrested.

What you do need for certain is some family planning counseling and some prenatal care.

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