If you or a loved one has been charged with rape or statutory rape in Oklahoma, time is of the essence. C., and retain an accomplished attorney ready to fight for your rights.
Defendants charged with statutory rape have the usual defenses available to all criminal defendants.
However, defendants accused of statutory rape often claim they had no reason to know their partner was underage.
Other states use a different method, which takes into account the relative ages of both parties.
In these states, such as Oklahoma, the age of consent is determined by age difference between the two parties and is limited by a minimum age.
The Defendants may argue that the victims represented themselves as older than they really were, and that a reasonable person would have believed such representation.