Under Georgia law, a person commits the offense of statutory rape when he or she engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of sixteen and such person is not his or her spouse. Punishment for statutory rape varies greatly depending on the respective ages of both parties involved. It is important to note that conviction for statutory rape can not stand on the unsupported testimony of the alleged victim.
Understanding the seriousness of this charge and the lasting effect a conviction would have, the attorneys at Miller & Brown, P.C. strive to provide the best possible representation. To go over your rights and potential defenses in a statutory rape charge, set up an appointment with a criminal defense attorney by calling 770-461-2025.