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What Charge Are You Facing?

Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) charges in Michigan are often more serious than homicide. Split into 4 “degrees,” Michigan’s Criminal Sexual Conduct laws include penalties as harsh as life in prison without the possibility of parole. If you are convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct, the likelihood of going to prison is very high. Other consequences include having to register as a sex offender, lifetime GPS tether, HIV/STD testing, and more.

Even for the innocent accused, a CSC charge is the fight of your life. Not every Detroit criminal defense lawyer has the skills, courage, and attention to detail to carry you through an experience like a CSC charge.


Call Prain Law, PLLC, your trusted Michigan Criminal Sexual Conduct lawyer right now for the free, no obligation consultation to put you back on the path to freedom.


Here are the various charges you may be brought upon:

First Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC 1)

  • The Law: MCL 750.520b
  • Penalty: Life in State Prison, possible Life without Parole, possible minimum 25 years, Lifetime GPS tether
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime public registration, quarterly reporting (Tier 3)

Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC 2)

  • The Law: MCL 750.520c
  • Penalty: 15 years in State Prison, possible Lifetime GPS tether
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime or 25 years public registration, quarterly semi-annual reporting (Tier 2 or Tier 3, depending)

Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC 3)

  • The Law: MCL 750.520d
  • Penalty: 15 years in State Prison
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime public registration, quarterly reporting (Tier 3)

Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC 4)

  • The Law: MCL 750.520e
  • Penalty: 2 years in State Prison and/or $500.00 fine
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime, 25 or 15 years public registration (depending on age of Complainant), quarterly, semi-annual, or annual reporting (Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3, depending)

Assault With Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct Involving Sexual Penetration

  • The Law: MCL 750.520g
  • Penalty: 10 years in State Prison
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime public registration, quarterly reporting (Tier 3)

Assault With Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree

  • The Law: MCL 750.520g
  • Penalty: 5 years in State Prison
  • Sex Offender Registration: Lifetime, 25 or 15 years public registration (depending on age of Complainant), quarterly, semi-annual, or annual reporting (Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3, depending)

Accosting, Enticing or Soliciting a Child for Immoral Purposes (Accosting a Minor for Immoral Purposes)

  • The Law: MCL 750.145a
  • Penalty: 4 years in State Prison and/or $4,000.00 fine
  • Sex Offender Registration: 25 years public registration, semi-annual reporting (Tier 2)

Gross Indecency

Child Sexually Abusive Material (and Child Sexually Abusive Activity)

  • The Law: MCL 750.145c
  • Penalty: 4, 7, 0r 20 years in State Prison and or a $10,000, $50,000, or $100,000 fine, respectively, depending on whether the alleged offense involves knowing possession, distribution, or production of the Child Sexually Abusive Material.
  • Sex Offender Registration: 25 or 15 years public registration, annual or semi-annual reporting (Tier 1 or 2, depending)

Indecent Exposure and Aggravated Indecent Exposure

  • The Law: MCL 750.335a
  • Penalty: 1 year in Jail and/or a $1,000 fine (Indecent Exposure); 2 years in Prison and/or a $2,000 fine (Aggravated Indecent Exposure)
  • Sex Offender Registration: Possible 15 years public registration (Tier 1)

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