Sexual abuse of children - Montana Sexual Assault Laws
In Montana, the criminal charge of Sexual abuse of children is classified as a Statutory unspecified crime.
Sexual abuse of children Crime & Punishment in Montana :
The Montana code § 45-5-625 defines one degrees of the crime sexual abuse of children, 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 of children - Charge Description||Punishment|
Montana law allows sexual abuse of children 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 Montana Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Sexual abuse of children defined in other states :
Sexual abuse of children 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.
|Pennsylvania||Felony of the second degree; Felony of the third degree||A maximum of 10 years in prison and up to $25,000 in fines; A maximum of 7 years in prison and up to $15,000 in fines|