1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct — This is the most serious type of sex offense with which you can be charged in Michigan. Most prosecutors are not willing to negotiate when one is charged with this type of offense. An experienced criminal defense attorney will examine the evidence thoroughly in an effort to determine if the prosecution has sufficient evidence to sustain the charge.
CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT
The lawyers at the law firm of MUSSIN & SCANLAND, PLLC have handled a range of sex offenses charged in local courts. Our lawyers will thoroughly examine the evidence the prosecutor has in its possession and craft a suitable defense for you is what you will see on every criminal defense attorneys website in the State of Michigan. What are they going to do for you? How does MUSSIN & SCANLAND, PLLC set itself apart from all the other attorneys? We hire private investigators, experts who will examine the evidence and determine the veracity of it, and any other experts necessary. More importantly, we breakdown every element the prosecutor must prove and determine if the prosecutor has sufficient evidence.
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1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct — This is the most serious type of sex offense with which you can be charged in Michigan. More commonly known as rape, this offense can result in a life sentence in prison.
2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct — This offense involves unwanted sexual touching, and might more commonly be known as sexual battery or indecent liberties. It’s a serious felony that can result in years in prison.
3rd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct — This offense is more commonly known as statutory rape, and involves sexual penetration of teens or adults with mental or physical disabilities. It’s a serious felony offense in Michigan that can result in years in prison.
4th Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct — This offense involves unwanted sexual touching of certain types of people, including teens or within the contexts of certain kinds of relationships. This offense is a serious misdemeanor in Michigan punishable by years in prison.
SAPAC defines sexual assault as any form of unwanted sexual contact obtained without consent and/or obtained through the use of force, threat of force, intimidation, or coercion