Child Molestation Punishment and Sentence under California Penal Code 647.6 PC


If you are convicted of child molestation, you face a sentence of up to 364 days in jail or six years in prison. Your sentence may also include fines of up to $5,000, and you may be required to register as a sex offender.

We know that you are probably worried about the impact a child molestation conviction could have on you. Our skilled attorneys at Wallin & Klarich have been successfully defending clients facing child molestation charges for more than 35 years. We understand child molestation laws and how to defend you against these allegations. To help you understand what is at stake if you are convicted under California Penal Code Section 647.6, let’s take a closer look at the punishment for child molestation: