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Sex crimes are taken seriously in North Carolina, even when minors perpetrate them. However, the system set up for juveniles is different from the system set up to address adult sex offenders, even if they share some similarities.

Many people understand that adult sex offenders who are convicted of certain crimes must register as public sex offenders, but what about juveniles who commit some of the same crimes?

There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to juvenile sex offenses in North Carolina. Here’s what you need to understand about their crimes and [...]

Short of homicide, sex crimes are some of the most grievous offenses one person can commit against another. Accordingly, they are prosecuted severely in North Carolina, and nearly all are considered to be felonies.

Only a handful of offenses are considered lesser sex crimes garnering misdemeanor-level charges. They are still very serious, however, especially if the defendant has committed prior sex crimes.

What are they?

Below, we’re going to cover five sex crimes classified as a misdemeanor offenses in North Carolina, and the criminal penalties you could face upon conviction.

Sexual Battery

Sexual [...]