Violent Sexual Assault - Arizona Sexual Assault Laws

In Arizona, the criminal charge of Violent Sexual Assault is classified as a Class 2 felony.

Violent Sexual Assault Crime & Punishment in Arizona :

The Arizona code § 13-1423 defines one degrees of the crime violent sexual assault, 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 Violent Sexual Assault - Charge Description Punishment
Class 2 felony
Modifies offenses under § 13-1404, 1405, 1406 and 1410 when offense involves a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or knowing infliction of serious physical injury and a prior felony conviction for a sex offense Natural life sentence

Violent Sexual Assault is a charge that is unique to Arizona. Crimes that would be prosecuted as violent sexual assault in Arizona will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.

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