Will My Boyfriend Be Charged With Statutory Rape?

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I am 17-years-old and pregnant and my boyfriend who is 20. My parents approved of our relationship since we’ve been together for 3 years. My probation officer is making a police report. Can this affect my boyfriend?

The report may possibly impact your boyfriend depending on your state’s statutory rape laws. Investigators may soon interview you and anyone who has information regarding your relationship, including your parents, to determine if any laws have been broken. Your boyfriend should consult with a criminal law attorney for legal advice and guidance.