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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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Attorney answers 2


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


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.