That the alleged victim was under 18 at the time of the offense.
When the defendant is 21 or older and the alleged victim is under 16, he faces either a misdemeanor or a felony.
So I've been dating the 23 year old for about 7 months.
We love each other and want to be together but he's scared to end up in jail and I've researched on the internet that there is no law on dating.
The two met a couple months ago at a dinner party and they have been inseparable ever since.
In order to convict him of statutory rape under California Penal Code 261.5, the prosecutor must prove 1.what happens if u guys decide to have sex and she becomes pregnant. if u still feel the same way, at least u are prepared if u want to have a future with her. That, by the way, is actually a comparison I made at the time, which is so gross to me now.I romanticized a story about an adult man kidnapping, molesting, and raping an adolescent girl.