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Under California Law a person that commits forcible sex acts can be charged under a variety of Penal Code sections. Rape specifically refers to intercourse, therefore if a person commits a sexual act other than vaginal intercourse by force than they can be charged with an independent criminal charge for that specific act. If a person commits an act of forcible sodomy they can be charged with a violation of Penal Code section 286(c)(2).

Penal Code section 286 further makes it illegal to engage in sodomy with a minor.
If you or a loved one is accused or charged with a crime under Penal Code section 286 it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to assist defend you against the accusations and or charges. Penal Code section 286 convictions can lead to lengthy prison terms and possible life registration as a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code section 290.

Criminal Defense Attorney Donte T. Wyatt has extensive experience handling cases involving sex offenses. Attorney Wyatt has investigated and prosecuted these cases as a San Diego County Deputy District Attorney. In addition, Criminal Defense Attorney Wyatt has handled these types of cases as a criminal defense attorney. Mr. Wyatt will vigorously fight for your rights if you are charged with sexual assault case.

Penal Code section 286

(a)Sodomy is sexual conduct consisting of contact between the penis of one person and the anus of another person. Any sexual penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the crime of sodomy.

(b)(1)Except as provided in Section 288, any person who participates in an act of sodomy with another person who is under 18 years of age shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, or in a county jail for not more than one year.
(2)Except as provided in Section 288, any person over the age of 21 years who participates in an act of sodomy with another person who is under 16 years of age shall be guilty of a felony.

(c)(1)Any person who participates in an act of sodomy with another person who is under 14 years of age and more than 10 years younger than he or she shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.

(2)Any person who commits an act of sodomy when the act is accomplished against the victim's will by means of force, violence, duress, menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.

(3)Any person who commits an act of sodomy where the act is accomplished against the victim's will by threatening to retaliate in the future against the victim or any other person, and there is a reasonable possibility that the perpetrator will execute the threat, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for three, six, or eight years.

(d)Any person who, while voluntarily acting in concert with another person, either personally or aiding and abetting that other person, commits an act of sodomy when the act is accomplished against the victim's will by means of force or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury on the victim or another person or where the act is accomplished against the victim's will by threatening to retaliate in the future against the victim or any other person, and there is a reasonable possibility that the perpetrator will execute the threat, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for five, seven, or nine years.


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