Sex Crimes Bail Bonds

Sex Crimes Bail Bonds

If you, a friend or a loved one has been arrested for a type of sex crime, it may feel like there is no hope for a positive future. In the state of Connecticut, there are many different types of sex related crimes. We will go over them in this article. No matter what the crime is, Atomic Bail Bonds can help you as long as you have been granted a bail bond by the judge that is presiding over your case.

A person can be found guilty of sexual assault in the first degree if they compel another person to engage in sexual intercourse by using force against them or by using a third person. Another way you can be found guilty of sexual assault in the first degree is by threatening to use force against another person or against a third person which will cause the person to fear being physically injured. If the victim is under the age of sixteen (16), this will be classified as a Class A felony and subject to a sentencing enhancement. You can be found guilty of sexual assault in the first degree if you engage in sexual intercourse with another person and the other person is under thirteen (13) years of age and the guilty party is more than two years older than the victim. This will also carry a Class A felony sentencing enhancement. You can be found guilty of sexual assault also if you commit sexual assault in the second degree and during the commission of the offense it is aided by two (2) or more people actually present or you engage in sexual intercourse with another person and the other person is mentally incapacitated to the extent that the other person is unable to consent to intercourse.

Sexual assault in the first degree is classified as a Class B felony. It is punishable by at least ten (10) years in prison. Two (2) years of the sentence cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system. If the victim of the sexual assault is under ten (10) years of age then ten (10) years of the sentence cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system. There are factors that can lead to more severe punishments. Aggravating factors such as engaging in sexual intercourse by the use of force when the victim is under sixteen (16) years of age or engaging in sexual intercourse when the victim is under thirteen (13) years of age and the offender is two (2) years older than the victim then that can lead to more severe sentences. There are also additional sentencing enhancements in the state of Connecticut criminal code. Any person that is found guilty under this section shall be sentenced to a prison term of at least ten (10) years, a portion of which may be suspended or a prison term and a period of special parole circumstances.

A person can be found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in the first degree when they commit sexual assault and use a weapon, are armed with a weapon, threaten to use the weapon, display a weapon or use words to show they possess a deadly weapon. You can also be found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in the first degree when you show intent to disfigure the victim seriously or permanently, or you threaten to destroy, amputate or disable your victim permanently or a part of your victim’s body.

If you are found guilty of aggravated sexual assault in the first degree, you will be charged with a Class B felony. You will be sentenced to a prison term of at least ten (10) years. Five (5) of those years cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system. If the victim of the offense is under sixteen (16) years of age, the offense will be classified as a Class A felony. Any person found guilty under this section of a Class A felony will be sentenced to a prison term of ten (10) years. If an offender committed aggravated sexual assault in the first degree by involving the use of force or threatens to use force, and the victim of the offense is under sixteen (16) years of age, the offender will be sentenced to twenty (20) years in prison and it cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system.

Sexual assault in a spousal or cohabiting relationship can also have problems. No spouse or cohabitor (male or female) is allowed to compel the other spouse or cohabitor (male or female) to engage in sexual intercourse by the use of force or by the threat of the use of force which reasonably causes the other spouse or cohabitor to fear physical injury from the other spouse or cohabitor. Any person (male or female who violates these laws will be found guilty of a Class B felony. No matter how many years the judge sentences you to, two (2) of those years of the sentence cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system.

You can be found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a minor if your victim of the offense is under thirteen (13) years of age, and you did any of the following: kidnap or illegally restrain the victim, you stalked the victim, you used violence to commit the offense against the victim, you caused serious physical injury to or disfigured the victim, there was more than one victim of the offense under thirteen (13) years of age, you did not know the victim, or if you have previously been convicted of a violent sexual assault charge. If you have been found guilty of aggravated sexual assault of a minor, you will be charged with a Class A felony. If this is your first offense, you will be sentenced to a prison term of twenty-five (25) years of which they cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system. Any subsequent offense, you will be sentenced to a prison term of fifty (50) years which cannot be suspended or reduced by the court system.

There are sexual assault charges in the second degree, third degree and fourth degree. Second degree is when your victim is between the ages of thirteen (13) and sixteen (16) years of age, they are mentally impaired, physically helpless, you are their guardian and they are under the age of eighteen (18), you are their doctor or teacher. This charge is a Class C felony and you can go to prison for one (1) to ten (10) years. Third degree sexual assault charges happen when you force or threaten to use force someone to have sexual contact. These charges can be brought against you the victim is mentally incapacitated due to mental disease or you know the victim. This is a Class D felony and you face one (1) to five (5) years in prison. Fourth degree sexual assault is when you subject another person to sexual contact with someone who is under the age of thirteen (13) and you are more than two (2) years older than your victim, when your victim is between the ages of thirteen (13) and fifteen (15) and the offender is more than three years older or if the victim is under the supervision of the offender whether it be a guardian, parent, law enforcement or hospital employee. If you are found guilty of this, you face Class A misdemeanor charges with less than one (1) year in jail.

Once you have been arrested, you will be booked into the local jail by the officers who arrested you. You will be processed into the jail and wait to see the judge. The judge who presides over your case will be the one who decides if you stay in jail or you are released on a bail bond with future court dates. Factors that influence the judges decision are the severity of your crime, the age of your victim, your relationship to the victim, if you have local ties the area and if you are a flight risk. You may have to surrender your passport or be fitted with an ankle monitor.

If you, a friend or a loved one has been convicted of these or any other sexual assault related charges and have been granted a bail bond, contact Atomic Bail Bonds now at (860) 982-4661. We will assist you in getting your loved one back home to you so they can work on their case from there. Our agents are ready and standing by. We do not judge anyone based on their charges. Our agents are professionals with many years of experience with bail bonds of all types. We will go through the entire process with you, step by step, and help you understand all of the steps. We will get you through this bail bond process with as little stress as possible. Contact Atomic Bail Bonds now. We are waiting for your call and ready to help.

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