Victoria, TX asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Texas

Q: My just turned 17. He is with a girl who is in her 20's. Can she get in trouble for this? This started when he was 16.

I meant to say my son.

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Paul Saputo Jr.
Paul Saputo Jr.
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  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Possibly. The charges that the state might bring are sexual assault of a child (this only applies to anything that would have happened while your son was 16), indecency with a child (16 is the age cutoff for this as well) and sexual performance by a child (includes children 17 years old and younger).

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