Gulf Shores, AL asked in Criminal Law for Alabama

Q: can a 16 year old autistic girl date a 19 year old? this started when she was 15 but turned 16 sept 2019.

This man has been taking advantage of my autistic daughter. I have found messages from him relating to sexual content. she is not capable of making those decisions, its more like shes 12. she is home schooled and doing 6th grade work. I have told him not to ever contact her again. I have taken her phone away. I believe some how this must be illegal. he really has control over her and I don't know what to do besides take all communication away. I believe after seeing the horrible messages he has sent that this has got to be criminal.

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Kate Furek
Kate Furek
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: You should contact your local law enforcement. Do not delete any content from her phone or continue to talk to her about the incident.

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