Sexual Assault in Los Angeles
If you or someone you love is facing sexual assault charges in Los Angeles, you need serious help. Although there is a presumption of innocence and the State must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, simply being charged with a sex crime negatively impacts your personal and professional life.
That is why you need tough, smart attorneys like those at Arro Law on your side from the beginning advocating for your rights and freedom.
Arro Law’s sexual assault attorneys are:
- Experienced and skilled;
- Fierce and aggressive; and
- Knowledgeable and dedicated.
We dedicate ourselves to defending those accused of sex assault in Los Angeles. Call our office twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, to schedule your confidential consultation.
Call Our Los Angeles Sexual Assault Lawyers for Help Today
Do not face your sexual assault charges alone. This may be one of the most challenging times in your life. You need Arro Law to ensure your constitutional rights stay upheld throughout the sexual assault investigation and court proceedings. Contact our sexual assault attorneys as soon as possible to learn your rights and avoid any unfair prosecution.
You are innocent until proven guilty, and false accusations and identifications frequently occur in sexual assault cases. At Arro Law, we want to prevent uncorroborated allegations from destroying your life.
We will defend you in the following ways:
- Attacking witness identification and credibility;
- Providing your alibi information and evidence;
- Proving information about the inability to perform the act for which you stand accused;
- Finding fault in the State’s ability to prove the elements of the crime; and
- Showing proof of consent when applicable.
Contact Arro Law now if you even think there is a pending sexual assault case against you or will be soon. Your future is at risk, and the sooner we take action, the faster we can act to mitigate any damage and uphold your reputation.
What Is Sexual Assault?
In California, sexual assault is any sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of a recipient.
Sexual assault includes:
- Forced sexual intercourse;
- Forcible sodomy;
- Child molestation;
- Lewd or lascivious acts with a minor;
- Sexual harassment;
- Attempted rape; and
What Is Rape?
Rape is any non-consensual sexual activity, including those accomplished without physical means, using such methods as drugs, fraud, or threat.
In California, rape is any form of sexual conduct forced on a person against their will through means of:
- Duress; or
- Fear of injury or other danger.
Penalties for Rape
The most common type of rape involves non-consensual sexual intercourse utilizing threat, force, or fraud, whether that intercourse is vaginal or anal. Rape may be by instrumentation on a conscious or unconscious victim.
Penalties for rape may include up to eight years in state prison, fines of up to $10,000, or both. Rape also requires registry as a sex offender.
With such steep penalties, you need a top-tier Los Angeles sex crimes firm if you fear you are facing sexual assault charges. At Arro Law, we defend not only sexual assault cases but all types of rape cases, including, but not limited to:
- Date rape;
- Spousal rape; and
- Statutory rape.
Contact Our Los Angeles Sexual Assault Attorney Today
We want you to know your rights after a sexual assault charge. Reach out to Arro Law in Los Angeles to learn more about what measures to take in your upcoming sexual assault case and how to proceed with any scheduled court hearings.