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Massachusetts Indecent Assault and Battery Laws

When a person is charged with indecent assault and battery it can have a devastating effect.  Regardless of the outcome, the mere fact that a person is charge with indecent assault and battery can have irreversible effects.  A person could lose their job, be banished by the community, and lose support of family and friends.

Massachusetts Indecent Assault and Battery Penalties for child under 14

The penalties that a defendant faces for the charge of indecent assault and battery differ greatly depending on the victim.  If the victim is a child or under the age of 14, then the defendant faces up to 10 years in prison, or not more than 2 ½ years in jail. If the victim is over the age of 14, then the defendant faces up to 5 years in state prison or up to 2 ½ years in jail.

Massachusetts Indecent Assault and Battery Penalties for mentally retarded victims

If the victim is a mentally retarded person, then the defendant faces a prison sentence of not less than 5 years and not more than 10 years.  If the defendant is convicted of a second and subsequent offense, the defendant faces not less than 10 years in state prison.

Massachusetts Indecent Assault and Battery Penalties for elderly or disabled victim

If the victim in the indecent assault and battery case is an elder person or one with a disability, then the defendant faces up to 10 years in prison or not more than 2 ½ years in jail.

Massachusetts Indecent Assault and Battery Attorney

Aside from the long prison sentences you face, there are also other issues such as GPS monitoring, lifetime community parole and registering as a sex offender that should also concern you.  If you are charged with indecent assault and battery, you need an aggressive defensive attorney that will work hard for you.  Attorney Chan will create an aggressive defensive strategy for your case.

Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your indecent assault and battery case. 


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