Legal Advice for Rape — 35 results
Written by Avvo Staff, about 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
There are three classifications of crime: felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. Felonies of which are the most serious of the three. Crimes considered a felony
can include: aggravated... more
Written by attorney Bart Craytor, 5 months ago.
This guide discusses rape or sexual assault charges. Including false allegations, sexual assault of a child, and in general sexual offenses. Sexual Assault/Rape Facing sexual assault... more
Written by attorney David Parsons, over 2 years ago.
Statutory rape is perhaps one of the most misunderstood areas of criminal law. Many laypeople do not understand the legal issues involved. Some of the issues tied to statutory rape... more
Written by attorney F. Powers, almost 3 years ago.
14-27.7. Intercourse and sexual offenses with certain victims; consent no defense.
(a) If a defendant who has assumed the position of a parent in the home of a minor victim engages in... more
Written by attorney Theodore Robinson, over 3 years ago.
These type of rape charges are defined as when someone over the age of consent, which is 17 in New York, has sexual intercourse with a person who is under the age of 17. That's because... more
Written by attorney John M. Kaman, about 5 years ago.
What Is Statutory Rape? Traditionally statutory rape was sex between a minor and an adult. It was considered rape because by definition a minor lacks the capacity to consent. Today some... more
Written by attorney Parag Shah, over 5 years ago.
Statute Engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years and not his or her spouse, provided that no conviction shall be had for this offense on the unsupported... more
Written by attorney Anthony Colleluori, about 6 years ago.
Every week, New York attorneys receive calls from angry parents, frustrated young women, and frightened young men, asking if the young men or women can be arrested for having sex. While the... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, about 1 year ago.
52-year-old Ariel Castro has been charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape after three women were found to have been held captive in his Cleveland home for the last... more
Written by attorney Patrick Stegall, almost 2 years ago.
Tennessees statutory rape law is found in Title 39, Chapter 13, Part 5 of the Tennessee Code Annotated. It is a complex offense that contains numerous elements and criminalizes many... more
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