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Can a 19 year old have consensual sex with a 17 year old?: I have a situation that a 17 year old wants to have sex with me and i am 19 am i dont know will i get in trouble with the law if i have sexual intercourse with her.

Asked 8 months ago in Sex Crime

William’s answer: She cannot consent at 17. You have the worst of all worlds. You are an adult and she is a minor.

Answered 8 months ago.


Ohio divorce granted; Ex refuses to sign the quitclaim deed: Divorce was granted in Ohio in May 2016. A quitclaim deed was ordered for property wit no mortgage remaining. My ex refuses to sign it. I am planning on filing Contempt papers. What are the potential outcomes of the Contempt charges? Can he be forced to sign the deed? If he continues to refuse, what recourse do I have? He now lives in a different state.

Asked 11 months ago in Divorce

William’s answer: Look in your separation agreement (if you settled the case) and see if there is language directing the transfer by the filing of the decree of divorce with the county recorder.

Answered 11 months ago.


What is an evidentiary hearing and what purpose does it serve?: I watch the Ohio channel hear that expression a lot and simply want to know what it is.

Asked 11 months ago in Litigation

William’s answer: If the court needs to base its decision upon specific facts in a case, those facts must be presented to the court as evidence. An evidentiary hearing is a court proceeding where the court hears evidence of the facts relevant to the case.

Answered 11 months ago.