Most states do not refer specifically to statutory rape; instead they use designations such as sexual assault and sexual abuse to identify prohibited activity.
Regardless of the designation, these crimes are based on the premise that until a person reaches a certain age, he is legally incapable of consenting to sexual intercourse.
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Local law enforcement staff register the offenders and forward the information to our unit for entry into the ALEA state repository.
Married couples in Alabama who do not wish to divorce but no longer wish to live together have the option of petitioning the court for a legal separation.
While Alabama law does not require couples to undergo a separation period prior to divorcing, a judge may order a temporary separation before granting a divorce.
(1) If the minor is under age 15, five years in prison; (2) if the offender is at least age 18 or is tried as an adult and the minor was age 12 or younger, life in prison and the offender is ineligible for release until serving 35 years; (3) if the offender is at least 18 or tried as an adult and the victim is age 12, 13, or 14, the presumptive sentence is 20 years; or (4) if the minor is at least age 15, it is punishable by one year in prison Sexual assault to knowingly inflicts sexual intrusion or sexual penetration on a victim (1) under age 15 if the actor is at least four years older or (2) at least 15 years old but less than 17 years old and the actor is at least 10 years older.
Here's what you need to know and what documents to bring with you before you apply for an Alabama marriage license.
We recommend getting this legal aspect of your wedding out of the way about a month before your wedding date. 1981)."Source: Alabama Attorney General FAQYes, as of January 2015.
If you were divorced within the last 6 months of your wedding date, you will need to show a copy of your Divorce Decree. According to the Alabama Code Section 30-1-4, individuals under the age of 16 may not marry.
According to Section 30-2-10 of the Alabama Code, there is a sixty (60) day restriction on getting married after a divorce. There is no waiting period in Alabama except after being divorced. Licensed ministers or pastors of recognized religious societies, and current or retired Alabama judges.