Asked in Juvenile Law for Tennessee

Q: I’m 17 I live in the state of Tennessee. If I moved in with my boyfriend and go to school would I get in trouble or not?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: The boyfriend can be prosecuted for Statutory Rape.

Denania Galloway
Denania Galloway
Answered
  • Memphis, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You may get in trouble with your parents; however, only your boyfriend can get in legal trouble if he is 18 or older.

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