16 and 18 year old dating in florida
They are both in high school, he's a senior and she's a junior about to be 17 in May.
girl and the girl's mom called her brother and said if he didn't leave her alone that she would call the cops and have him arrested for statutory rape.
However, because of their age difference, the jury still found Dixon guilty of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation, and sentenced him to a mandatory 10 years in prison under Georgia law.
In May 2004, the Georgia Supreme Court overturned Dixon’s conviction, stating that he should’ve been prosecuted on the lesser charge of misdemeanor statutory rape, which carries a maximum sentence of one year.
He walked out of prison on May 3, 2004, at age 19, a free man.
It is always illegal to engage in sexual activity with a person under the age of 12.
It is also illegal for a person over the age of 18 to engage in sexual behavior with, or in the presence of, a person that is between the ages of 12 and 16.
No laws in the State of Florida require consenting parties to reach a certain age in order to date.