Archer, FL asked in Criminal Law for Florida

Q: Legally can a 17 year old have sex with a 26 year old in the state of Georgia ?

Legally can a 17 year old have sex with a 26 year old in the state of Georgia ? Can the 17 year old spend over 4 days at the boyfriends house ( the 26 year old ) legally? The 17 year old is basically but not offiaclly emanicpated. Example; in the process of enlisting in the army and as well as out of school with a license and has a job.

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Elizabeth Bourdon
Elizabeth Bourdon
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You should post your question for Georgia Law instead of Florida. In Florida, the answer would be no, unless the 17 year old is officially emancipated.

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