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.
|New Mexico||Misdemeanor||Up to 364 days in jail, a $1,000.00 maximum fine and up to 1 year probation|