CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
A person is guilty of rape:
- If any person has sexual intercourse with a complaining witness
- against the complaining witness’s will, by force, threat or intimidation of or against the complaining witness or another person; or
- through the use of the complaining witness’s mental incapacity or physical helplessness; or
- with a child under age 13 as the victim.
Rape is punishable by five years to life in prison. In addition, a person convicted of rape must register for life on the sex offender registry. Representation by criminal defense attorney is always recommended.