Sexual Misconduct- first degree - Missouri Sexual Assault Laws

Sexual Misconduct- first degree Crime & Punishment in Missouri :

The Missouri code § 566.090 defines two degrees of the crime sexual misconduct- first 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.

Severity Sexual Misconduct- first degree - Charge Description Punishment
Class A Misdemeanor
Up to 1 year
Class D Felony
  • If committed with deadly weapon or as ritual.
  • If subsequent offense.
Up to 5 years

Sexual Misconduct- first degree is a charge that is unique to Missouri. Crimes that would be prosecuted as sexual misconduct- first degree in Missouri will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.

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