259 and 282, which do not appear to be in conflict and have been codified together. (1) A person is guilty of sodomy in the first degree when: (a) He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion; or (b) He engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another person who is incapable of consent because he: 1. Effective: January 1, 1975 History: Created 1974 Ky.
(2) Sodomy in the first degree is a Class B felony unless the victim is under twelve (12)years old or receives a serious physical injury in which case it is a Class A felony.
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Special copies of other protective order forms are available only for training purposes for law enforcement and service providers.
Individuals aged 15 or younger in Kentucky are not legally able to consent to sexual activity, and such activity may result in prosecution for statutory rape.
This packet contains forms with highlights indicating changes and/or additions. You can find out how to obtain a protective order in the How to Obtain a Protective Order brochure.
You can also obtain a copy of the brochure from the Office of Circuit Court Clerk in each Kentucky county.
The severity of the criminal charge (felony, misdemeanor, etc) depends on the specifics of the acts committed and the relative ages of the perpetrator and victim.
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS AND WHERE TO FILE: The Circuit Court shall enter a decree of dissolution of marriage if the court finds that one (1) of the parties, at the time the action was commenced, resided in this state, or was stationed in this state while a member of the armed services, and that the residence or military presence has been maintained for 180 days next preceding the filing of the petition.