Convicted rapist in Michigan awarded joint custody​, victim's lawyer says

WDIV | 10/7/2017 | Priya Mann
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SANILAC COUNTY, Mich. - It could be the first case of its kind in Michigan.

A judge in Sanilac County has awarded joint legal custody to a man who raped a young girl, the victim's attorney said.

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She was just 12 at the time and now has an 8-year-old boy.

The convicted rapist and biological father was not on the child's birth certificate. With joint legal custody, he could have input in decisions regarding the boy's education, religion and medical issues. He could also end up having the right to spend time with the child.

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A young mother fears the man she says raped her will be allowed parental time with her son.

"He was conceived out of rape, but I don't look at that. He's my child. He's a part of me. Not a part of him," the mother said. "I hope he never has any rights to him at all."

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Now 21, the victim said she was raped by Christopher Mirasolo. Her attorney said when the woman applied for state aid, Sanilac County assistant prosecutor Eric Scott filed a motion to establish paternity...
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