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was recently informed via Facebook, that i may have fathered

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was recently informed via Facebook, that i may have fathered a child 27 years ago in Pennsylvania. no paternity tests have been completed, yet.

at the time, the mother would have been 14-15 years old and I would have been 18-19.

Although consensual, wouldn't this be considered statutory rape?

And, the follow-up, is there a statute of limitations?
In PA, , the statute of limitations for rape, statutory rape, incest and other sex offenses extends for 12 years after the child is 18. Therefore you have no concern about any criminal liability but yes it would be statutory rape.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank-you. may i have the code citation? i'd like to save it. the internal revenue code is easy compred to the criminal code of PA.

Tit. 42 §5551-5554

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