Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree - Alaska Sexual Assault Laws
In Alaska, the criminal charge of Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree is classified as a Statutory Class A misdemeanor.
Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree Crime & Punishment in Alaska :
The Alaska code § 11.41.440 defines one degrees of the crime sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree, each with associated punishments. The degree of the crime depends on the specifics of the crime committed, with higher degrees of the charge generally receiving harsher punishments.
|Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree - Charge Description
Class A misdemeanor
|Someone under age 16 to engage in sexual penetration with someone under age 13 and at least three years younger.
|Up to one year in prison
Alaska law allows sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree to be enforced as a statutory charge. This means that this charge can be applied to cases in which the victim is younger than the Alaska Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree defined in other states :
Sexual abuse of a minor- fourth degree is a charge in a total of one other state(s). The exact definition, charge type, and potential sentencing of this charge varying state to state. For further details please refer to the state page.
|A maximum of 5 years in prison