An attorney can tell you how your case is likely to fare in court and help you obtain the best possible outcome under the circumstances.
In the United States, the age of consent is the minimum age at which an individual is considered legally old enough to consent to participation in sexual activity.
For more information on these crimes in Georgia, see Georgia Sexual Battery Laws, Georgia Assault and Battery Laws, and Georgia Aggravated Assault & Battery Laws. Statutory rape is punished less severely in Georgia when: (Ga. In Georgia, engaging in sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of ten is considered forcible rape and punished very severely. For more information on child enticement, see Child Enticement Laws in Georgia.
Statutory rape is punishable by one to 20 years’ imprisonment.
Find a Title X clinic near you here or call 1-800-230-PLAN (7526) for the nearest Planned Parenthood Health Center.
If you go to a private doctor or physician, then you need to ask them about their confidentiality rules when you are making the appointment.
17 You are considered a minor (someone who is not an adult) if you are under 18 years old.