Carnal knowledge is the forceful sexual intercourse between male and female. Before the age of consent, it is considered as the main element of the rape. In this crime a criminal offense the crime by forcing the aggressive intercourse with the victim. According to laws of USA the age crime is carnal knowledge when the age of the victim lies between 14 to 18 years. In Virginia the law has stated the age of consent between 13 to 15 years.
Penalties and punishment according to Virginia’s laws
The person carnally knows and make a victim of a child of thirteen years but not older than fifteen years then he will be charged with Felony 4. In case of person carnally knows and victimized the child of age thirteen or below fifteen years and the accused is a minor then he will be charged with felony 6.
The felony 4 punishment is the prison between 2 to 10 years with the fine up to$100,00. For the felony 6, the punishment is 1 to 5 years and the fine up to $2500. Misdemeanor is the act when both parties involved claim of consents and offender is three years junior from the alleged victim than there is no jail for such person but he will be charged with the fine of $250.
The person who has been charged with the carnal knowledge cannot escape from the law. He has to bear heavy fine as well as the punishment according to Virginia law. Carnal knowledge includes all type of sex vaginal intercourse, oral sex, filiation, anilingus and anal intercourse. The person doing any kind of shameful act will be charged according to Prince William virginia law of carnal knowledge.
Lawyer to defend the case
It is the right of every victim to get justice. Carnal knowledge and rape cases are the shameful crimes. The person who has convicted this act must be punished and never let him free from the penalty. It is important to hire a lawyer to get justice. In Virginia and Maryland SRIS group of law is an active agency. The team of lawyers has experience as well as talent to make the strong case to defend the victim.
Our lawyers completely study the case, reach to the depth of the situation as well as listen to the victim carefully to provide a child and the family a complete justice. Our lawyers take the case of victim and discuss the case face to face. Try to describe the whole incident properly and do not miss anything. This is important to provide you the justice and, in this way, we can make the strong case that is enough to prove your innocence.
Contact us if you have such case so that our team can review your case and will able to provide you justice. We assure you the winning of the case and the criminal will get his punishment according to his sin. Contact SRIS group of law confidently at official time and days to get the best possible judiciary services at Prince William county Virginia,