Asked by Wiki User. It can mean different things and it varies somewhat by state. One part of the category that is often the reason for the "2nd degree" designation is having sex with someone who cannot legally give consent like someone who is drugged or a minor or someone under the perpetrator's care like a patient or inmate. Third-degree offenses are less serious than first degree offenses. A third-degree sexual assault probably means a miscellaneous type of sexual assault - perhaps one that did not involve penetration or injury. Third Degree Sexual Assault is, in shortest terms, rape.
Sexual Assault Laws, Charges & Statute of Limitations
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The next person you should and must speak to is an attorney to analyze the case, and discuss your options. If you want to provide me with more essential information about the situation, or contact me, then I can provide me with the necessary details, so that I can evaluate what is going on, and give you my thoughts. Feel free to contact me directly for a free initial consultation in this apparently important matter. It depends on whether or not he is being extradited to WI or if he is fighting extradition. It also depends on whether or not he has open charges in MA. If not, and he is just waiting to get picked up and taken to WI, then you don't need to get him an attorney.
Statute Of Limitations by State 2021
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Second degree sexual assault of a child is a Class C felony. That means that upon conviction, the maximum penalty for this offense is 40 years in prison. That 40 years in prison breaks down into 25 years initial confinement and 15 years of extended supervision. Certainly this offense is a high-level felony and taken very seriously by prosecutors. At Meyer Van Severen, S.