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My son is accused of inappropriately touching a 13 yr old

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My son is accused of inappropriately touching a 13 yr old girl's leg. What are the laws?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 11 months ago.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
NC son is 42
Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 11 months ago.

"Sexual contact” is defined by statute as touching the sexual organ, anus, breast, groin, or buttocks of another directly or through clothing, or placing semen, urine, or feces upon any part of another person. Sexual Battery [N.C. Gen. Stat. Ann. § 14-27.5A.), Class A1 misdemeanor] (i.e., “forced fondling”)(SOR) Sexual contact (a) by force and without consent [note: no injury required] Sexual battery, a Class A1 misdemeanor, is any sexual contact or physical contact committed for sexual purposes by force and against the victim’s will. Sexual battery is also any sexual contact with a victim who is mentally disabled, physically helpless, or otherwise incapacitated, where the defendant knows or should know of the victim’s disability. I am not sure what he is charged with but this seems to fit the profile of what you described the most. An A1 mis. is punishable by probation, supervised probation, or a jail sentence of one to 60 days. The judge may also impose a fine, whose amount is at the judge’s discretion. If the defendant has prior convictions, the sentence can be up to 150 days in prison. For second and subsequent offenses, the defendant must be sentenced to at least 30 days in jail. See link fro more crimes:

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Expert:  Christopher B, Esq. replied 11 months ago.

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