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The Crime of Rape
Rape is a crime of forced sexual assault. It is defined different state by state, but almost universally classified as a felony. It is punishable by imprisonment and court-mandated psychological counseling.
Further, persons convicted of rape are required to register with state and federal sexual offender rosters, where their home, work, and school locations are tracked and kept up to date.
How a Rape Defense Attorney Can Help
If you have been charged with rape, it is advisable that you retain legal counsel. Your freedom is in jeopardy and as a convicted sexual offender you may face community disapproval and ostracism.
An experienced rape defense attorney can:
- Advise you on the many possible defenses available to you
- Investigate the factual circumstances of your case to dispute the charge
- Negotiate with the prosecutor to establish bail, reduce or dismiss the charge, make a plea agreement, recommend an appropriate sentence
- Represent you throughout the progress of your case, from arrest to sentencing
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