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Yes I dated someone who said they were 21 but then told me

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Yes I dated someone who said they were 21 but then told me they were 16 and I am 25. Could I be arrested
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.
By "date" do you mean had sex with?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes it does
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your reply.
If she was UNDER 16 the GA law on statutory rape is very harsh in that it is a "strict liability offense." This means that actual knowledge of the age of the girl is no defense. The law holds whether you knew her age or not or whether she lied about her age, if she was a minor and you had sex with her you would be guilty of statutory rape.
However, if she was 16, then under GA law, she had the legal right to consent to sex and it would not be illegal, so you could not be arrested (but if she is playing those games I would stop seeing her).