Criminal Law

Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Criminal Law Questions
If a girl sends me a picture of her nude and shes 16. I
if a girl sends me a picture of her nude and shes 16. I didnt know she was until after. The state legal age of consent is 16. Is this legal? … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
51,527 satisfied customers
Is it legal for a 30 year old to have sex or sext with a 16
Is it legal for a 30 year old to have sex or sext with a 16 year old in SC? … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers
I live in PA and am 59 I was sexting with a girl in South
I live in PA and am 59 I was sexting with a girl in South Carolina who I was originally told was 18 and then 16. She sent me nude photos but I did not send her nude photos. The photos I sent of myself were of me fully clothed … read more
INFOLAWYER
INFOLAWYER
Partner
Doctoral Degree
66,159 satisfied customers
I am confused, Say like if someone who is 21 and a person
Say like if someone who is 21 and a person who is 16 (17 soon) plan to actually hook up. He wants to wait a year when she turns 18 is that ok … read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers
I found an ad on Craigslist under women looking for men. It
I found an ad on Craigslist under women looking for men. It stated that the female was 18 yrs old and in college. The female sent me her number to text and then she stated that she will be 18 in a mon… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
27,545 satisfied customers
In MA were the age of consent is 16 could a undercover
In MA were the age of consent is 16 could a undercover police officer pretend to be a 17 year old boy on a gay hookup app and try to get people in trouble for trying to have sex with a minor? Basicall… read more
RobertJDFL
RobertJDFL
Lawyer
Juris Doctorate
16,610 satisfied customers
If I live in MA were the age of consent is 16 what does that
If I live in MA were the age of consent is 16 what does that cover? I understand that even though I can legally have sex with another man over the age of 16 I cant send explicit pictures since federal… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers
A buddie of mine is freaking out cause a 17 old girl sent
Hey a buddie of mine is freaking out cause a 17 old girl sent nudes to him that lives in South Carolina, and he lives in Texas age 23, the only reason they started talking was because they found each … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,269 satisfied customers
I am a 22 year old girl from Louisiana, and I started talking
I am a 22 year old girl from Louisiana, and I started talking to a 17 year old boy from New Jersey online. We exchanged phone numbers and began talking on the phone/texting. Is it illegal for us to ta… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers
In a conversation with a female, they talk about pictures of
in a conversation with a female, they talk about pictures of her barefoot. the adult asks how old the girl is, she says 17. but she already sent one fully clothed picture before she responded. the adu… read more
Alex J. Esq.
Alex J. Esq.
Managing Attorney
Doctoral Degree
16,317 satisfied customers
I have a friend who is 25 yrs old. He met a girl on a dating
Hello, I have a friend who is 25 yrs old. He met a girl on a dating site. On the site it shows she is 19 years old, and her pictures on the site shows she is an adult. They started chatting privately.… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers
I was chatting on whisper and asked a 17 yr old nude
I was chatting on whisper and asked a 17 yr old for a nude photo. She sent me one with a note with my name on it. I became nervous that I had committed a crime and cut off the conversation. Now I'm ne… read more
Legalease
Legalease
Attorney At Law
Doctor of Law w/ highest honors
15,719 satisfied customers
Ive talking to a few young girls online and tried to get them
I've talking to a few young girls online and tried to get them to date me. We have have a few conversations about if we were virgins or not and sometimes we talked about masturbation. I'm only 17 and … read more
Dwayne B.
Dwayne B.
Juris Doctor
28,767 satisfied customers
If you are in a sexually active relationship with 17 year old
If you are in a sexually active relationship with 17 year old in Missouri, as a 25 year old, is it illegal to talk about sex over texts or have pictures of the person nude or send pictures to them of … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
1,654 satisfied customers
I have a 17 year old daughter who has an 18 year old boyfriend.
I have a 17 year old daughter who has an 18 year old boyfriend. I recently discovered that she is taking nude pictures of herself and sending them to him. I discovered that he is pressuring her to do … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,160 satisfied customers
i work in loss prevention. a female associate that works as
i work in loss prevention. a female associate that works as a cashier "like me". and texts me in a flirty way. wants to talk about sexual subjects somtimes. she is 17. i am 36! when we started talking… read more
Legal-Guru
Legal-Guru
Attorney at Law
Juris Doctorate
1,354 satisfied customers
I am 24 years old and I have been exchanging text messages
I am 24 years old and I have been exchanging text messages with a 17 year old recently. At no point were these text messages sexual in nature and I have never formally met this girl. I received her ph… read more
Sam
Sam
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10,701 satisfied customers
I think this might be under criminal law. I am not sure.
I think this might be under criminal law. I am not sure. I have two sister from Texas who want to come and stay with me. I am a 49 year old man. The oldest one is 26 years old and the yonger one is 17… read more
Zoey_ JD
Zoey_ JD
Doctoral Degree
27,091 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Your Expert advise has provided insight on a difficult situation. Thank you so much for the prompt response. I will definitely recommend your website to my friends.

NormaPensacola, FL

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

3,249 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

2,269 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including criminal law.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

16,610 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

Nate

Nate

Lawyer

1,925 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of criminal defense practice.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Lawyer

1,815 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,654 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney with 29 yrs. exp. in criminal law

Barrister

Barrister

Criminal Defense Law

1,362 satisfied customers

17 years practicing criminal defense.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x