Carnal knowledge is the sexual intercourse between male and female. This is basically the main element of rape, child molestation or consensual relation before the age of consent. This type of rape is also known as the statutory rape. The age of consent varies according to the law of the state. Usually, it lies between the age of 14 to 18. In Virginia according to law the age of consent lies between thirteen to fifteen years.
Felony according to the code of Virginia law
The person carnally knows and make a victim of a child of thirteen years but not older than fifteen years then he will be charge 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 miner then he will be charged with felony 6.
Charges against the carnal knowledge
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 Fairfax Virginia law. The accused will be charged with following penalties.
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.
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 Law offices of SRIS P.C is an active agency. We hire a professional who has much experience in fighting such cases.
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 abut 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 Law offices of SRIS P.C confidently and get the best possible judiciary services at Fairfax Virginia.