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Wisconsin Sexual Assault Laws & Penalties

A SUMMARY OF SEX CRIMES & SENTENCES

Sexual assault offenses under Wisconsin law range from misdemeanor offenses to felony offenses with very long prison sentences.

Definition of sexual assault

1st degree sexual assault

First degree sexual assault is defined under Wisconsin law as the sexual contact or intercourse with a person without consent and causing great bodily harm, or by use or threat of use of a dangerous weapon, or the aiding of a sexual assault upon a person, or the sexual assault or sexual contact of a minor child.

First degree sexual assault is a Class B Felony subject to 60 years in prison.

2nd degree sexual assault

Second degree sexual assault is defined under Wisconsin law as sexual contact or intercourse with another person without consent by use or threat of use of force or violence, or by causing injury or illness, or with a person who is drunk or unconscious, or with a person who has limited mental capacities, or as a gang rape.

Second degree sexual assault is a Class C Felony subject to fines up to $100,000, 40 years in prison, or both.

3rd degree sexual assault

Third degree sexual assault is defined by Wisconsin law as intercourse with a person without consent, as intentional ejaculation, urination or defecation upon another person's body with an intent to degrade or humiliate that person or bring gratification or arouse the actor.

Third degree sexual assault is a Class G Felony subject to fines up to $25,000, 10 years in prison, or both.

4th degree sexual assault

Fourth degree sexual assault is defined under Wisconsin law as nonconsensual sexual contact with another person (often referred to as molestation or fondling).

Fourth degree sexual assault is a Class A Misdemeanor subject to fines up to $10,000, or nine months in jail, or both.

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This law firm is a criminal defense law firm. The attorneys represent people accused, arrested, charged or convicted by a state or federal agency.

The criminal defense lawyers represent people throughout the stateThey frequently appear in Dane, Marathon, Portage, La Crosse, Rock, Green, Jefferson, Walworth, Sauk and Columbia County courts representing residents of Madison, Baraboo, Middleton, Wisconsin Dells, Janesville, Monroe, Darlington, Lancaster, La Crosse, Eau Claire, Sevens Point, Sparta, Jefferson, Elkhorn and Portage Wisconsin.