Forcible sodomy - Virginia Sexual Assault Laws

In Virginia, the criminal charge of Forcible sodomy is classified as a Felony.

Forcible sodomy Crime & Punishment in Virginia :

The Virginia code § 18.2-67.1 defines one degrees of the crime 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 Forcible sodomy - Charge Description Punishment
Maximum of life in prison

Forcible sodomy defined in other states :

Forcible sodomy is a charge in a total of three 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)
Missouri Felony 10 years to life; 5 years to life
Oklahoma Felony Maximum sentence of 20 years
Utah First degree felony A maximum of life in prison and/or a maximum fine of $10,000

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