My niece is only 15 years old and is buying her clothes and material things to convince her that sex is OK between them. I'm scared for her she lives with this man and her mom consents to this.is it legal???
Notify the local police of your concerns immediately. Surely, even in Arkansas, the age of consent is higher than 15. Contact the local police. Have you considered confronting the 25 year old?
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney--Former Prosecutor--20 years experience.
No one has a "right" to have sex with anyone else. If you are concerned, file a police report.
I practice in Washington State and laws vary from state to state. However, most states have laws criminalizing sex between adults and children under a certain age. It’s considered Statutory Rape or Rape of a Child when a child, because of their age, cannot legally consent to sex. I would file a police report immediately so that the police can investigate to determine if any laws have been violated. If you are unsure, I would strongly suggest consulting with a local attorney who practices in your jurisdiction and can answer your questions more thoroughly.
This is criminal because of the 15 year old's age. It is also a large age gap. An attorney looking out for the interests of the child would advise you to call the police immediately.
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