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My partner had sex with a minor who lied about her age and

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My partner had sex with a minor who lied about her age and he pleaded guilty to the situation . Today he had court but his lawyer did not turn up . The court changed the day till Thursday and said if the lawyer fails to attend he will be going straight to jail is this correct I’m just seeking advice
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 18 days ago.

Hi please give me the background info - what were the circumstances etc? ages?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
He’s 21 and she is 15 but looked a lot older she wrote in her statement that she did lie about her age she then also issues a rape charge but dropped it . He went court today for pleading guilty to having sex with her not knowing her age but his lawyer didn’t turn up
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
They put the court date till Thursday instead