Im in a very mature relationship with a 20 year old and I'm 16 years old right now. I believe the age of consent in the state of Georgia is 16...right? That being said, can he go to jail if i get pregnant? Like at the hospital will they Report him? I don't want to ruin his life by him going to jail then him being called a "child molester" or a "rapist" because it was my choice to begin with. My parents don't have a problem with us dating. I am just scared to get him in trouble and i always get mixed answers like "yes,he'll go to jail the courts don't care lif you did consent or not because he's over 18 and you aren't," then "No, because you did consent and the laws are you have to be at least 16 years to do so,"
My birthday is in October his is in May. Meaning he'll turn 21 before i turn 1
the age of consent in Georgia is 16.
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You're 16 now, but were you 16 when the child was conceived? It's isn't difficult to count backward 9 months from birth to see if he was having sex with you when you were still 15, which is statutory rape.
If the state brings a case and can prove you were under the age of consent when you began having sex with your boyfriend then it would be considered statutory rape. Otherwise, all anyone can tell you is maybe. Technically your of the age of consent if you are 16 but that is not an absolute.
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be very careful about engaging in sex with this person. in michigan the age of consent is 16, and you need to ensure the age in georgia. however, there may be some other statute that may apply such as contributing to delinqency, or other charge as georgia is very conservative in their laws.
The sex may have been consensual, but he can still be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor or custodial interference since you're not 18. Both of these are misdemeanors.
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