Indecent liberties between children - North Carolina Sexual Assault Laws
In North Carolina, the criminal charge of Indecent liberties between children is classified as a Statutory Class 1 misdemeanor.
Indecent liberties between children Crime & Punishment in North Carolina :
The North Carolina code § 14-202.2 defines one degrees of the crime indecent liberties between 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||Indecent liberties between children - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class 1 misdemeanor
||Up to 120 days in prison|
North Carolina law allows indecent liberties between 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 North Carolina Age of Consent, even if the victim willingly engages in sexual relations with the defendant.
Indecent liberties between children is a charge that is unique to North Carolina. Crimes that would be prosecuted as indecent liberties between children in North Carolina will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.