Indecent liberties - Washington Sexual Assault Laws
Indecent liberties Crime & Punishment in Washington :
The Washington code § 9A.44.100 defines two degrees of the crime indecent liberties , 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 - Charge Description||Punishment|
Class A felony
||If indecent liberties occur by forcible compulsion.||Maximum of life in prison, and/or a fine of $50,000|
Class B felony
||Maximum of 10 years in prison, and/or a fine of $20,000|
Indecent liberties is a charge that is unique to Washington. Crimes that would be prosecuted as indecent liberties in Washington will be prosecuted under a different statute depending on the state in which the crime takes place.