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Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyer
The Orlando rape defense attorneys at The Orlando Criminal Defense Law Firm. defend individuals facing rape charges
throughout Orlando and Central Florida including Kissimmee, St. Cloud,
Tampa, Jacksonville and Fort Myers.
Rape is defined as a nonconsensual and/or forced sexual contact by one party against another party. Rape also includes sexual contact that is engaged in under threat of harm, even if physical harm hasn’t occurred, threatened harm is enough to constitute rape. In general, to constitute as rape, an act has to include the penetration of an orifice by an object. This can include any orifice by any object, thus sodomy is also included as rape. Secondly, a charge of rape must include force and/or the threat of force. An individual cannot claim rape after a sexual encounter if the sex was consensual at the time, and later there is regret. The sexual contact must occur under the threat of force, or of actual force. Lastly, the sexual contact must be initiated against the will of the victim. Again, a person cannot claim rape unless the sexual act is forced upon them, and there is no consent to the act. This also means that those who are unable to consent cannot be considered to have done so. Thus, individuals who are under the influence of a legal or illegal substance (whether taken by will or drugged), is underage, asleep, passed out, or mentally impaired, cannot be considered to have consented. Thus, sexual acts with the aforementioned individuals is considered rape.
Recently, the laws concerning rape were amended to include acts against men as well as women, a huge step since historically, men have been left out of the rape statute.
Our experienced Florida rape defense attorneys at the Law Office of
The Orlando Criminal Defense Law Firm. can assist you in proving
your innocence. We comprehend that a false rape accusation is humiliating
and damaging, so it is our duty to use our knowledge of Florida 's sex
crime laws to successfully resolve your case as quickly as possible.
Contact us for a free initial consultation
and we will assist you in defending you against these charges.
If in fact you have been arrested or under investigation for Rape in
Florida, it is significant that you hire an experienced Orlando Rape
criminal defense attorney to represent you. The Orlando Criminal Defense Law Firm. will work relentlessly to mount a successful defense
to the charges with which you have been charged. As a former Assistant
United States Attorney for nearly 10 years, Our Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyers are
well versed in the strategies and tactics of the prosecution and can
predict and anticipate the next move and how to aggressively defend
Rape in the state of Florida. We are a strong defender of our clients'
consitutional rights and will do everything in our power to protect
and defend them. A good lawyer is an aggressive Orlando
Rape criminal defense lawyer who will organize and prepare every aspect
of your Rape case up to and including trial.
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Orlando Criminal Defense represents individuals accused
of Rape in Florida including Orlando, Kissimmee, Tampa, Jacksonville,
Fort Myers in the following counties: Orange County, Broward County,
Putnam County, Osceola County, Seminole County, Volusia County,
Brevard County and Palm Beach County.