Violent sex crimes are probably the hardest offenses to defend. Most times the very mention of a violent sex crime allegation causes uneasiness and stigma. Most people don’t realize that many allegations of these types of crime are false and brought about for reasons unrelated to a crime such as consent with remorse, child custody or other civil action, or financial. Believe it or not, we have successfully defended people in Cobb County who were accused by someone with these motives. It takes patience and investigation to prevail on these cases, as typically all that is necessary to convict you in the victim’s testimony. There doesn’t have to be any forensic (CSI) evidence at all!
The stakes are high! You could be imprisoned for life, be a registered sex offender for the rest of your life and a convicted sexual felon. Don’t become another statistic. Call us today.
Rape involves forcible sexual penetration of a victim against his or her will. Conviction for rape can result in a prison sentence that ranges from 25 years to life imprisonment to death.
Date rape falls under the same statute as rape. Date rape situations often involve alcohol, intoxication, faulty memories and remorse. If the alleged victim is ashamed of having sex, he or she may file rape charges to protect his or her own reputation. Since these cases are heavily scrutinized by the courts and the media, it is important to get professional legal defense involved as soon as possible to begin to discredit the false allegations immediately.
Statutory rape results from having sexual intercourse with someone who is under the age of 16. The consequences for this offense vary, depending on the age of the parties involved. If the alleged offender is 21 or older, the prison sentence imposed will be from 10 to 20 years. If the victim is 14 or 15 and the alleged offender is no more than three years older, a conviction results in up to one year in prison.
A person commits the offense of aggravated sexual battery when he or she intentionally penetrates with a foreign object the sexual organ or anus of another person without the consent of that person. A person convicted of the offense of aggravated sexual battery shall be punished by imprisonment for life or by a split sentence that is a term of imprisonment for not less than 25 years and not exceeding life imprisonment, followed by probation for life.
A person commits the offense of sodomy when he or she performs or submits to any sexual act involving the sex organs of one person and the mouth or anus of another. A person convicted of the offense of sodomy shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than 1 nor more than 20 years If you are charged with a sex crime in Northern Georgia, put our 20+ years experience to work for you. Call us today.