Attempted rape - Virginia Sexual Assault Laws

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

Attempted rape Crime & Punishment in Virginia :

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

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

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