Sexual Assault Defense Lawyer in Arlington Virginia

  1. Elements of sexual assault (rape) in Arlington Virginia
    1. Having a Sexual intercourse with an individual against their will includes:
      1. Date rape
      2. Spousal rape
  • Acquaintance rape
  1. Having forceful Sexual intercourse with an individual by either, intimidating them or threatening them
  2. Having a forceful sexual intercourse with an individual who is either physically or mentally disable
  3. Sexual intercourse with a victim younger than the age of 13
  1. Other types of sexual assault in Arlington Virginia and their penalties
    1. Carnal Knowledge of a Minor
      1. “carnal knowledge” include the following prohibited acts
        1. sexual intercourse
        2. Cunnilingus
        3. Fellatio
        4. Anilingus
        5. Anal intercourse
        6. Animate and inanimate object sexual penetration.
      2. Punishments: If an individual is charged with any of the above-prohibited crime, he will be charged with the felony offense for engaging in carnal knowledge with a minor of 13 and 15. A felony for carnal knowledge of minor will lead the offender to imprisonment for two to ten years along with a fine amounting to maximum $100,000.
    2. Forcible Sodomy
      1. An individual can be charged with forcible sodomy if he commits cunnilingus, fellatio, anilingus, or anal intercourse by the following acts:
        1. By force
        2. By threat
        3. With a physically disabled person
        4. With a mentally incapable person
        5. With a minor
      2. Punishment: a person can face a maximum of life imprisonment.
    3. Object Sexual Penetration
      1. Object sexual penetration occurs when the offender penetrate the labia or anus with an object other than for the medical purposes
      2. This act is performed:
        1. By force
        2. By threat
        3. With a physically disabled person
        4. With a mentally incapable person
        5. With a minor
  • Punishment: a person can face a maximum of life imprisonment.
  1. Sexual Battery
    1. Sexual battery includes the molestation of the victim by
      1. Intentionally touching the intimate parts of the victim
      2. Forcing the victim to touch the offender’s intimate parts
      3. Forcing another individual to touch the victim’s intimate parts
    2. Punishment in case the victim is minor: 25 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $100,000.
  2. “Attempt” Charges
    1. Attempts or intention of committing a sexual assault is also punishable in Arlington Virginia
    2. Punishments: Attempted Sexual assaults are punishable by two to 10 years imprisonment along with a maximum fine of $100,000.
  3. Other non- contact sexual offenses
    1. Producing Child pornography
    2. Keeping Child pornographic material
  • Distributing Child pornographic material
  1. Internet solicitation of minors
  2. Solicitation for prostitution
  3. Abduction with Intent to Defile or Sexually Molest
  • Indecent Exposure or Public Masturbation
  • Sex offender registration violations
  1. How can a Sexual Assault Defense Lawyer in Arlington Virginia help?

The laws in Arlington Virginia are complex and tough, therefore if you are being charged with any of the sexual assault charges, you should immediately take a professional help. A Sexual assault defense lawyer in Arlington Virginia can help you in adopting proper defensive strategies to waive your false charges or reduce your penalties.

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