Indecent Assault & Battery
Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265, Section 13H punishes the crime of Indecent Assault & Battery by imprisonment in the House of Corrections for up to 2.5 years, or to state prison for up to 5 years in state prison.
In order to prove the crime of Indecent Assault & Battery, the prosecutor must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
- That the alleged victim was at least fourteen years of age at the time of the alleged offense;
- That the defendant committed an assault and battery on the alleged victim;
- That the assault and battery was 'indecent'; and
- That the alleged victim did not consent.
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