Incest- first degree - New York Sexual Assault Laws

In New York, the criminal charge of Incest- first degree is classified as a Class B felony.

Incest- first degree Crime & Punishment in New York :

The New York code § 255.27 defines one degrees of the crime incest- 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 Incest- first degree - Charge Description Punishment
Class B felony
A person is guilty of incest in the first degree when the offender commits any of the crimes of rape in the first degree or criminal sexual act in the first degree against a person known to be related to the offender, through marriage or not, as an ancestor, descendant, sibling (in whole or half-blood), uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece. 5-25 years in jail

Incest- first degree defined in other states :

Incest- first degree 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)
Washington Class B felony Maximum of 10 years in prison, and/or a fine of $20,000

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