St George Rape Lawyer

Washington County Rape Defense Attorney

Utah Rape Laws

Under Utah code rape is a first degree felony and is described as sexual intercourse with a person without that person’s consent. Although most people associate the charge with criminal attacks by strangers, rape crimes can be committed between friends, acquaintances, or even in a marriage. Before engaging in sexual intercourse there must be an explicit understanding of consent, otherwise, there could be accusations of rape. Although rape is a very serious charge and a very serious thing to accuse someone of we have seen in the media that false accusations of rape have been used to get back at previous lovers. As unfortunate as it may be to accuse a possible victim of lying it is also unfortunate for an innocent person to be charged and convicted of a crime as serious as rape. If you have been falsely accused of rape in Utah call the attorneys at St. George Criminal Defense to make sure that you are protected.

Rape Charges – St. George Criminal Defense

A rape charge in Utah is a very serious charge that could result in life altering consequences. If convicted of rape the defendant will face jail time and sex offender registry requirements for the rest of his or her life. Furthermore, it is more difficult to receive parole as a sex offender and even if paroled life after a sexual offense of this nature can be extremely difficult. With a charge as serious as rape it is obvious the prosecutor will aggressively pursue the maximum penalties and proving that the accusations are false can be very difficult with a crime that usually involves few witnesses. Due to the difficulties involved with rape charges it is very important for a defendant to seek legal counsel that is experienced and dedicated to protect their client’s rights. At St. George Criminal Defense you’ll find the attorney you need to help you in this difficult time.

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Whether you or a loved one is being accused of rape call us today so we can help. We understand that you are not guilty until convicted and we will investigate every aspect of your case to defend you. The attorneys at St. George Criminal Defense are experienced in rape cases and are dedicated to preserving their client’s liberties. Call or email us today to set up a free initial consultation.

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