What is Considered a Third Degree Sexual Offense Under Maryland Law?
Baltimore criminal lawyers Attorney Eric T. Kirk 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.