Oral Copulation with Minor Articles

Punishment for Oral Copulation in California – PC 288a(c)(2)

In order to convict you of committing oral copulation by force under PC 288a(c)(2), the prosecution must prove all of the following elements of the crime: You committed an act of oral copulation with another person The other person did not consent to the act, and You accomplished the act through force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury to the victim or another person Depending…

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California Oral Copulation Sentencing Guidelines

California Oral Copulation Sentencing Guidelines In California, oral copulation is defined as any contact, no matter how slight, between the mouth of one person and the sexual organ or anus of another person. Oral sex between two consenting adults is legal in the state of California. However, under California Penal Code Section 288a, it is unlawful to commit the act of oral copulation with a minor or by force or…

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I Am Being Charged With Oral Copulation In San Diego, What Do I Do Now? – P.C. 288a; P.C. 288a (b)(1); P.C. 288a (b)(2); P.C.288a (c)(1); P.C. 288a (c)(2) & (3), (k)

Oral copulation is a serious crime in California, but many people do not understand what exactly “oral copulation” is. Under California Penal Code Section 288a, oral copulation is the act of engaging in oral sex act with: A minor under 18 years of age; A person who is intoxicated, asleep or unconscious, OR A person who is forced to engage in the act against his/her will. If you are accused…

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What the Prosecution Needs to Prove to Convict You of Oral Copulation (PC 288a)

Under California under Penal Code Section 288(a), oral copulation is a serious crime. Oral copulation is oral sex involving contact between one’s mouth to another’s genitals or anus. Oral sex between consenting adults is not a crime, but there are many ways in which it could become a crime of oral copulation. Oral Copulation with a Minor (PC 288a) If you are accused of oral copulation with a minor under…

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Oral Copulation with a Minor: Is Consent a Valid Defense? (California Penal Code Section 288a)

Oral copulation with a minor is a serious sex offense in California. Under California Penal Code Section 288a, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony if you commit oral copulation with a minor under 18 years old. A misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year in county jail, while a felony is punishable by up to three years in state prison. You will also be required…

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You Can Be Charged for Oral Copulation Decades after the Alleged Offense Occurred (Penal Code Sections 288a, 800 through 803)

The statute of limitations describes the time limits within which the state must act in order to lawfully prosecute you for committing a crime. The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich want to make you aware of what oral copulation laws prohibit, the punishments associated  with being charged for oral copulation crimes and the statute of limitations for violating California’s oral copulation laws. What is Unlawful Oral Copulation? Illegal oral copulation…

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Payment of Victim’s Mental Health Bills under Penal Code 288a

California Penal Code section 288a makes it illegal to perform “oral copulation” upon a minor. PC 288a defines oral copulation as “the act of copulating the mouth of one person with the sexual organ or anus of another person.” In California, any person younger than 18 years old is considered a minor. Consent is irrelevant under PC 288a because minors are legally unable to consent to sexual activity. If you…

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Punishment for a Oral Copulation Conviction in California (PC 288a(b)(1))

If you are charged with oral copulation with a person under 18 years of age, you need to speak to an aggressive sex crimes defense attorney immediately. The punishment for a oral copulation conviction can be severe and may impact your ability to carry on a normal life. The sex crimes defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich have been winning oral copulation and other sex crime cases for over 30…

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How can Wallin & Klarich help me if I face oral copulation charges? – PC 288A

Engaging in a sexual act where both participants consent seems harmless. This type of behavior is a normal part of a romantic relationship. However, the act of oral copulation may subject you to serious charges depending upon your age and the age of the person you engaged in oral copulation with. Oral copulation is generally defined under PC 288(a) as any contact, no matter how slight, between the mouth of…

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Voice of ‘Sesame Street’s’ Elmo, Denies Sexual Relationship with Sixteen-Year-Old

Kevin Clash, the voice of Sesame Streets’ popular character Elmo, has been accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy. Clash has taken a leave of absence from the iconic children's television show amid the allegations that he had sex with a sixteen-year-old boy. The unnamed accuser, now 23, claims that he and Clash began their sexual relationship seven years ago, when he was sixteen and the puppeteer…

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