Someone I know is being charged with aggrevated child molestaion charges falsely and the "victim" wants to stop it from happening because she was being blackmailed and was under the influence of hard drugs . Any advice or info?
Both are extremely serious crimes. Child Moleststion involves an act done to or in the presence of a child that is to arouse the sexual desires of the defendant or the child. It carries with it a mandatory 5 years in prison. Aggravated child molestation usually involves oral sex. It carries with it a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years without parole. Your friend needs an attorney now. Has he been arrested? Does he have a court date?
According to Mr. Flinn, the difference would be an increase of 20 years in prison. Whenever anyone is charged with any crime, they need to get a private criminal defense attorney.
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Aggravated child molesation is an act of child mokestation that involves sodomy or injury.
Both are extremely serious charges. Aggravated Child Molestation involves sodomy or injury to the child.
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