Haines City, FL asked in Family Law, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Florida

Q: I was 16 and pregnant by a 15 yr old Well now im turning 18 hes 16 we are a year and a half apart When i turn 18

His family keeps telling me i will get charged with rape when i turn 18. They said getting married is the only way to stop me from getting charged. Is this true??..... Or are we protected by the Romeo and Juliet law...

1 Lawyer Answer
Shiobhan Olivero
Shiobhan Olivero
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Brandon, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You need to contact an experienced attorney ASAP and discuss this issue with them. Romeo and Juliet law does not "prevent" the charges.

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