What are Arizona sex crimes consequences for Molestation?
Molestation of a child under 15 is defined as intentionally/knowingly engaging in or causing a person to engage in sexual contact. Sexual contact is touching, fondling, or manipulating genitals or anus. Excludes sexual contact of the female breast. Molestation of a child under 15 carries a mandatory prison term of 10 to 24 years. Probation is NOT eligible for this offense. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory.
Attempted Molestation of a Child is defined as a dangerous crime against children was committed. Attempted molestation of a child carries a mandatory prison term of 5 to 15 years. Probation is eligible up to a lifetime term. Registration as a sex offender IS mandatory for this offense.