Can my boyfriend get in truble if he gets me pregnant at 16?

Asked 12 months ago - West Palm Beach, FL

My boyfriend and i been dating for about 3 years now and we wanted to know if he will get in truble by the law if he gets me pregnant at 16? He's 18 years old.

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  1. George C. Mangrum

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    Answered . It is legal for an 18 year old and a 16 year old to have sex in Florida, but it is a really really bad idea.

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  2. Grant Ian Schwarz

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    Answered . That depends on what your definition of "trouble" is. He won't get arrested if the sex was consensual. Not sure how your or his folks would feel about a couple of teenagers having a baby. There's all kinds of trouble a pregnant teenage couple can get to.

    You must be very careful what information you post on a website like Avvo.com or any other public access website.... more
  3. Richard Earl Hornsby

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    Answered . Will he get in trouble by the law? No. Unless you are he is independently wealthy already, will you subject your child to a hard life by having the baby at such a young and immature age, yes.

  4. Nicholas Milan Loncar

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    Answered . Do your best not to get pregnant at 16. But it is not against the law in Florida.

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