Will someone go to prison for fathering the child of a minor?
My friend just told me he was dating a 16 year old and got her pregnant. He provided information for child support. He’s 20 years old and we want to know if the state of Arizona will send him to prison for trying to take care of his child.
Your friend will not go to prison for trying to be responsible for his child.
He could however be prosecuted for having sex with a minor.
The thing that he did that was wrong was not the act of accepting responsibility after the fact.
He should consult with a criminal attorney to discuss the criminal side of this.
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