Penalties for Child Molestation

The penalties for child sexual abuse or molestation will depend on a number of factors; for example, if the child is under the age of 12, then the penalties can become extremely serious. If you are over the age of 18, and you are charged with molestation of an individual under 12, then you face life felony penalties for conviction.

If you are over 18 and you are charged with molestation of a child between 12 and 16, then you will face second degree felony charges which carry up to 15 years in prison. If you are under the age of 18, and you are charged with molestation of a minor between 12 and 16, then you face third degree felony penalties which carry up to 15 years in prison.

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