Statutory Rape

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Statutory Rape

My son just found out that the girl he has been seeing is 16 not 19 as she has stated and her ID reflects. He is 21. What is the law in Florida when it comes to sex?  I have read 794.05. Is that it? We are worried!!!

Asked on April 22, 2009 under Criminal Law, Florida

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 12 years ago | Contributor

Under Florida Sec. 794.05, a person commits unlawful sexual activity with a minor if he is 24 years old or older and the minor is 16 or 17 years old.


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