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Will you go to jail if your girlfriend is 18 years-old pregnant and your 21 years-old?

Fond Du Lac, WI |

Like will you have troubles about the age differences and will the cops come after you because you made a decision to become parents? In Wisconsin though.

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Attorney answers 1


If she was eighteen at the time the child was conceived, it's none of their business.

If the child was/is a term baby and was/is born less than nine months after her eighteenth birthday, you might might have a misdemeanor level problem.

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What if it was after she was 18 years of age?

Michael C. Witt

Michael C. Witt


If conception was after her eighteenth birthday had passed, then it is really no one's business but hers and yours. Congratulations, and best of luck.