Convicted rapist won’t seek custody of victim’s child: lawyer

A convicted sex offender in Michigan who raped a 12-year-old girl is not seeking custody of his victim’s 8-year-old son, according to his attorney.

Christopher Mirasolo, 27, of Brown City, was awarded joint legal custody and shared parenting time of the boy with an order signed on Sept. 22 by Sanilac County Circuit Judge Gregory S. Ross, according to the victim’s attorney, Rebecca Kiessling. But the fiend’s attorney, Barbara Yockey, said the matter is now being resolved privately and expects a scheduled Oct. 25 hearing on the case to be canceled, the Times Herald reports.

“He’s not going to attempt to see the child, no,” Yockey told the newspaper.

Kiessling, who is seeking to protect her client and her child under the federal Rape Survivor Child Custody Act, said a settlement was being discussed late Monday. Any deal, however, would need to be approved by Prosecuting Attorney James Young

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