Rape

Los Angeles Rape & Sex Crime Lawyer

Of all the existing sex crimes in our state, rape is considered the most serious by a substantial margin. Indeed, it is considered one of the most serious crimes overall, second only in its severity to murder/manslaughter. Rape is charged when an individual knowingly or intentional forces another to perform a sexual act in which there is penetration of the mouth, genitals, or anus.

One can be said to be legitimately victimized by rape when:

  • They are made to partake in a sexual act due to force or violence
  • They are unable to consent to partaking in a sexual act due to mental illness
  • They are coerced into a partaking in a sexual act by someone employed by the government
  • They are under the age of legal consent (the letter of the law states that an underage individual is unable to consent to engaging in a sex act)

In addition to the very severe penalties, you will face if you are convicted of rape, there is a strong likelihood that you will pay a high personal price as well. Being connected in any way to such a crime can serve to negatively impact all facets of your life, including your relationships with your family and friends, and those that you work with. In attempting to avoid these consequences, it may greatly benefit you to retain the services of a seasoned lawyer who will work diligently for you.

Arrested for rape? Contact our firm today!

Martinian & Associates is available to provide you with skilled legal defense in the event that you have been charged with rape. Our experienced legal team has been involved in trying numerous sex crime cases, and we have obtained beneficial results for clients in many of them. We can fight aggressively on your behalf in an effort to clear you of having committed such a crime.

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