Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact

Elements of Offense - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The crime of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact is a serious felony offense which can result in 5 years imprisonment. The crime of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact is committed when a person commits an assault upon another person with the intent to commit sexual contact. Sexual contact includes intentional touching that can reasonably be construed as being for the purpose of sexual arousal or sexual gratification. Sexual contact also includes contact done for a sexual purpose or in a sexual manner for revenge, to inflict humiliation, or out of anger. This offense is charged when sexual contact is not completed. If sexual contact is completed, the offense will be more seriously charged by the prosecuting attorney.

The maximum prison sentence for an Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact conviction is 5 years imprisonment. The typical minimum sentence in Washtenaw County is approximately 1-2 ½ years in prison. A person convicted of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact will be required to register as a Sex Offender on the Sex Offender Registry for a minimum of 25 years.