Unlawful Sexual Contact First Degree

Unlawful sexual contact in the first degree is the most serious unlawful sexual contact charge there is in Delaware. It involves forced sexual contact with the threat of, or causing of, harm or physical injury to the victim. This is an extremely serious sex crime charge that mandates you consult with a Delaware Sex Offense Lawyer who will aggressively defend you in court.

Contact Dover Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyer John R. Garey if you have been arrested for first degree unlawful sexual contact in Kent County, Delaware or Sussex County, Delaware. Mr. Garey can be reached at 302-744-9290 in the Dover, Delaware area. You can also click here to email Georgetown Delaware Unlawful Sexual Contact Attorney John R. Garey. Mr. Garey has many years defending those accused of sex crimes in Delaware. He will handle your case discreetly and attempt to obtain the most favorable outcome possible.

Delaware Unlawful Sexual Contact In The First Degree Laws

§ 769. Unlawful sexual contact in the first degree; class D felony.

(a) A person is guilty of unlawful sexual contact in the first degree when:

(1) In the course of committing unlawful sexual contact in the third degree or in the course of committing unlawful sexual contact in the second degree, or during the immediate flight from the crime, or during an attempt to prevent the reporting of the crime, the person causes physical injury to the victim or the person displays what appears to be a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument; or represents by word or conduct that the person is in possession or control of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument.

(2) [Repealed.]

(3) The person intentionally has sexual contact with another person who is less than 13 years of age or causes the victim to have sexual contact with the person or a third person.

(b) Unlawful sexual contact in the first degree is a class D felony.

Let A Delaware Sex Crime Defense Attorney Defense You

Regardless of what charges you are facing you do have rights and they need to be protected. Call Dover Delaware Sex Crime Defense Attorney John R. Garey at 302-744-9290. You can also click here to email Georgetown Delaware Unlawful Sexual Contact Attorney John R. Garey. Mr. Garey has many years experience handling sex crimes in Delaware both a a defense attorney and a state prosecutor. Let him put his experience to work for you.