Charlotte, NC asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina

Q: What is the punishment in South Carolina for nonviolent sexual assault

He grabbed a woman, who he knew well on the behind. She pressed charges. They locked him up Sunday am he was out same day

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A: the legal consequences for nonviolent sexual assault in South Carolina, often referred to as "criminal sexual conduct," can vary depending on the specific circumstances of the case and the severity of the offense. South Carolina's laws distinguish between degrees of criminal sexual conduct based on factors such as force used, the victim's age, and the relationship between the parties involved.

Grabbing someone's behind without their consent could potentially be considered criminal sexual conduct, even if it's nonviolent. However, the potential punishment can range depending on the specific charge, the prosecutor's approach, and any mitigating factors.

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