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Second-Degree Forcible Rape

Raleigh Sex Crime Defense Attorney

Second-degree forcible rape is a considered a serious sex crime in North Carolina. It is characterized by having vaginal intercourse with a victim against her will and with the use of force. The charge can also be levied if the victim has a mental or physical disability.

Penalties

Second-degree forcible rape is a Class C felony. Under North Carolina law, if you plead guilty to or are convicted of this offense you can be sentenced to 44 to 182 months in prison. This offense is also considered a “sexually violent offense,” which means that those convicted are also required to be listed on the public sex offender registry.

Attempted Second Degree Forcible Rape

It is a crime in North Carolina to even attempt to commit this offense—in fact, it is a Class D felony, punishable by 38 to 80 months in prison. Under the law, a person can be charged with attempted second-degree forcible rape if he was unsuccessful in achieving penetration.

Dedicated Sex Crimes Defense

If you have been charged with or if you believe you are under investigation for second-degree forcible rape or any sex offense, it is in your best interest to seek the assistance of an experienced sex crimes attorney immediately.

Contact The Floyd Law Offices for immediate and confidential help.

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