Sexual Assault Laws Defense Lawyer California
The mere accusation of a sex crime in California is a very serious matter that can change your life permanently. Sexual assault is the most serious of these offenses. Sexual assault is defined as being a statutory offense causing another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force, threat or intimidation. It is also a violent crime that carries with it very severe legal penalties and social consequences.
If you have been charged with Sexual Assault in Southern California, call The Law Office of David E. Swanson at 949-477-3030. Or, he may be reached via email by clicking here.
Sexual Assault Laws
Sexual assault comes in many forms. Some of the more common are forced intercourse, rape and attempted rape. Forced, nonconsensual oral, anal and vaginal sex are all forms of sexual assault. Normally sexual assault results in an unwanted sexual advance where one part of someone’s body touches another’s even if it is through clothing. Molestation, incest and fondling are all types of sexual assault. If you have been accused of any of these crimes it may make sense to have a skilled, experienced California Sexual Assault Defense Attorney on your side.
Victims of Sexual Assault
In the eyes of the law, anyone can be victim to sexual assault including:
- Someone forced to perform sexual act
- Someone threatened or intimidated to point of doing sexual act
- Anyone who is drugged, unconscious or intoxicated at time of encounter
- A minor
- Someone developmentally disabled
- Someone with chronic mental illness
- Someone believing they are undergoing a medical procedure
An Experienced Attorney Who Fights for Your Rights
At The Law Office of David E. Swanson, Mr. Swanson will aggressively fight for your rights, as he is aware that in doing so, he is also protecting your reputation and your future. He will conduct a thorough investigation, thoroughly interviewing all witnesses, examining evidence and recreating the scene if necessary. As mentioned, being accused of sexual assault, rape, attempted rape or any sex offense can greatly change the course of your life. Your ability to be gainfully employed, your social status, and your pride and reputation can all be negatively tarnished by being accused of a sex crime. At The Law Office of David E. Swanson, Mr. Swanson has 19 years experience handling various types of sex offense cases in California. Call him today at 949-477-3030. Or, email him by clicking here. Mr. Swanson handles sex crimes throughout all of Southern California..