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My ex fiance is 17 and i am 18 we are 1 year and 2 months apart can she charge me for statutory rape?

Lascassas, TN |

She broke up with me and i said i will take her to court to get the ring back and she threatend me with statutory rape charges to make a point im in the military and we havnt had sex since the end of november we are residents of tennessee

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The age of consent in TN is 18 but because of your ages your safe from any rape charge due to age.

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I'll add that there has to be at least four years' age difference between the parties for SR in Tennessee, so she's got nothing.

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