Sexual Abuse - Missouri Sexual Assault Laws

Sexual Abuse Crime & Punishment in Missouri :

The Missouri code § 566.100 defines two degrees of the crime sexual abuse, 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 Abuse - Charge Description Punishment
Class B felony
  • If victim is under age 12.
  • If multiple actors.
  • If weapons are involved.
  • If victim is injured.
5 to 15 years
Class C felony
Up to 7 years

Sexual Abuse defined in other states :

Sexual Abuse 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.

State Charge Type(s) Punishment(s)
Arizona Class 3 felony; Class 5 felony 3.5 years in prison; 1.5 years in prison

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