If have you been falsely charged with Sexual Abuse, what must State prove to convict you?
In order for you to be convicted of the crime of Sexual Abuse, the State must prove beyond reasonable doubt you:
- Intentionally or knowingly;
- Engaged in sexual contact with a person;
- Who is fifteen (15) years of age or more;
- Without consent of that person;
- OR – with any person under the age of fifteen (15) if the contact involves only the female breast.
See A.R.S. 13-1404.
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