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Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree (MCL 750.520b), also known as CSC 1st Degree, is the most serious of all sex offenses in Michigan.  Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree can involve children or adults depending upon the circumstance, and always involve some form of rape or sexual penetration.  The penalties for 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct, upon conviction, are severe:

1)      CSC 1st Degree carries a maximum sentence of up to life in prison.  The minimum prison sentence will be lengthy due to quickly escalating sentencing guidelines which the Court will follow in almost all cases;

2)      If the victim is younger than 13 years old, there is a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years in prison;