What is Considered a Third Degree Sexual Offense Under Maryland Law?
Baltimore criminal lawyers familiar with the sex crime laws are well aware that sexual contact is making non-consensual contact with any intimate area of another, where that contact is for the purpose of arousal. A third degree sexual offense involves sexual contact in the presence of another aggravating factor, [e.g. the use of a weapon or the fear of imminent bodily harm]. The maximum sentence is 10 years.
-This Article was updated by Eric Kirk on 3/26/20.
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