Sexual assault of spouse - Arizona Sexual Assault Laws
Sexual assault of spouse Crime & Punishment in Arizona :
The Arizona code § 13-70 defines two degrees of the crime sexual assault of spouse, 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.
|Severity||Sexual assault of spouse - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 2 felony
||For subsequent offense||Class 1 misdemeanor w/ mandatory counseling for first offense based on judicial discretion; subsequent offense: 5 years|
Class 6 felony
||Punishable by one year in prison|
Sexual assault of spouse is a charge that is unique to Arizona. Crimes that would be prosecuted as sexual assault of spouse in Arizona will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.