The woman whose rapist was given joint custody of their child has spoken out about the ruling. After the mother applied for state benefits, a Michigan judge signed an order, without the victim’s knowledge, to allow Christopher Mirasolo joint custody of their son. Mirasolo, 27, has been convicted of rape twice, according to the Independent. The victim in this case was raped when she was just 12 and when Mirasolo was 19. Mirasolo took a plea deal and pleaded guilty to attempted third-degree criminal sexual conduct, according to MLive. He spent a year in jail.
The woman’s lawyer called the ruling insane.
“The judge also restricted the child’s domicile and residence, disclosed the rape victim’s home address to her rapist, and ordered his name on the birth certificate – all without the mother’s consent or any opportunity to be heard,” Rebecca Kiessling told Detroit News.
The woman, now 21, has