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Felony Criminal Charges Dismissed in Philadelphia

Criminal Defense Lawyer Thomas D. Kenny successfully obtained dismissal charges today for a client in Philadelphia Family Court.

The charges dismissed were:

  • IDSI Forcible Compulsion Title 18 Sec. 3123(a)(1);
  • Unlawful Contact with Minor-Sexual Offenses Title 18 Sec. 6318(a)(1);
  • Statutory sexual assault Title 18 Sec. 3122.1;
  • Corruption of minors Title 18 Sec. 6301 (a)(1);
  • Indecent exposure Title 18 Sec. 3127 (a);
  • Indecent Assault-without the consent of others Title 18 Sec. 3126 (a)(1);
  • Simple assault Title 18 Sec. 2701 (a); and
  • Recklessly endangering another person Title 18 Sec. 2705.

Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse (IDSI) is a first-degree felony. It is defined by Pennsylvania law as sexual intercourse performed:
• By force.
• By threat of force.
• With a person who is unconscious or is otherwise unaware that any sexual intercourse is taking place.
• With a person whose decision-making abilities and ability to control their conduct is substantially impaired by drugs, alcohol, or other means.
• With a person who has a mental disability which renders them incapable of consenting to sexual intercourse.
• With a person who is younger than 16 years of age, if the perpetrator is four or more years older than the complainant and they are not married to each other.

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