Legal Question in Military Law in Massachusetts

is it legal for a 20 year old soldier to have sex with a 16 year old girl?

Asked on 11/23/09, 9:19 am

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Sarah Grosse Sarah Grosse, Esquire
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It depends upon where the act takes place. In FL, it is legal. In most of the other 50 states, it's not legal. If in a different country, I have no idea. EU is probably okay, eastern Europe (Russia) may be okay, middle east is probably a big no-no, and south america and asia are unknown.

If this happened in Massachusettes, you should ask a local lawyer.

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Answered on 11/28/09, 9:37 am
Joseph Murray Joseph M. Murray, Esq.
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If this occurred in a jurisdiction like massachusetts, in which it would be illegal that soldier should consult an attorney and confide only in that attorney. Good Luck!

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Answered on 11/28/09, 12:40 pm

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