First Degree Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

According to Section 940.255(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes, the state must prove the following elements in first degree sexual assault:

  • “Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without consent of that person and causes pregnancy or great bodily harm to that person.”
  • “Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without consent of that person by use or threat of use of a dangerous weapon or any article used or fashioned in a manner to lead the victim reasonably to believe it to be a dangerous weapon.”
  • “Is aided or abetted by one or more other persons and has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without consent of that person by use or threat of force or violence.”

If you are charged with first degree sexual assault in Wisconsin, it is considered a Class B felony. 

Since many people will assume you are guilty before you are convicted of anything, it is essential to seek the advice of an attorney as soon as possible. Welch & Schmeiser Criminal Defense Group can provide you with a strong defense based on our skill and experience in criminal law.

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