Attempted forcible sodomy - Virginia Sexual Assault Laws

In Virginia, the criminal charge of Attempted forcible sodomy is classified as a Class 4 felony.

Attempted forcible sodomy Crime & Punishment in Virginia :

The Virginia code § 18.2-67.5 defines one degrees of the crime attempted forcible sodomy, 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 Attempted forcible sodomy - Charge Description Punishment
Class 4 felony
2-10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $100,000

Attempted forcible sodomy is a charge that is unique to Virginia. Crimes that would be prosecuted as attempted forcible sodomy in Virginia will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.

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