Criminal Sexual Contact - New Jersey Sexual Assault Laws

Criminal Sexual Contact Crime & Punishment in New Jersey :

The New Jersey code § 2C:14-3 defines two degrees of the crime criminal sexual contact, 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 Criminal Sexual Contact - Charge Description Punishment
Crime of 3rd degree
If the assault was aggravated 3 to 5 years in jail
Crime of 4th degree
If the victim sustained no injury Up to 18 months in jail

Criminal Sexual Contact defined in other states :

Criminal Sexual Contact 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)
New Mexico Misdemeanor Up to 364 days in jail, a $1,000.00 maximum fine and up to 1 year probation

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