Englewood, OH asked in Uncategorized for Ohio

Q: Can a male get in trouble for getting a 15 who is now 16 y.o pregnant and she told the family she was 17 and would be

She told the family she would be 18 but her mother came to my house to visit her and I made her tell her mom she was pregnant that's when her mom told her real age of 15. She has since turned 16 and the baby is due soon. Once we learned of her age my son broke it off with her now she's very upset that he's in another relationship and now saying he can't see the

Baby and he can't ask for visitation.

When they met my son was 19 and she was 15 but said 17. He is now 20 and she is now 16

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Yes, he can get in a lot of trouble seeing how the baby is proof that he committed a criminal offense known as unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (commonly known as statutory rape).

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