What to do if you’re falsely accused of sexual assault

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False accusations or charges of sexual assault can cause a nightmarish situation for anyone. Being accused of a crime that you did not commit is bad but this is especially true when it comes to sexual crimes. These accusations can happen to anyone. A person could face an arrest, trial, and public scrutiny, not to mention the worst-case scenario: conviction.

Don’t let this happen to you. 

Often these accusations come from someone who is close to the alleged criminal. This accuser could be making false claims for a number of reasons. They could be a family member like a spouse, parent, or child. Or, they might be a neighbor, coworker, or employee. Money or revenge can play a role too. Without a top-notch defense lawyer by your side you could face a hard time trying to clear your name. 

What can you do?

Being convicted of a sex crime, known in Michigan as Criminal Sexual Conduct, you face an uphill battle even if you are totally innocent. You want the truth to prevail but there’s a lot of factors to look out for. Being proactive is the best choice. With an attorney defending your best interests, you can have a legal strategy in place to protect you and your reputation.

Being honest with your attorney is important, after all that’s what attorney-client privilege is for. Your attorney can create a solid legal strategy that can tackle aspects of proving your innocence. 

Protect Your Reputation Against False Sexual Assault Accusations

Sexual assault is a problem which our society has been dealing with for many years. Recently, with the rise of the #MeToo movement, we’ve seen an increase in the number of women and men coming forward against abusers. The reality is that false accusations can and do happen. When these false accusations do occur it can ruin a person’s reputation and flip their life upside down. Even when an accusation is revealed to be inaccurate a person can still feel their life has been unjustly altered. That’s why you need top-notch legal representation to defend against any allegations. Our firm’s belief is that everyone deserves excellent legal counsel and that’s what we aim to provide you. 

Criminal Sexual Conduct in Michigan

What you need to know:

Being accused of Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) in Michigan is extremely serious. All degrees of CSC come with multi-year jail sentences if convicted. All degrees of this crime also come with a mandatory registration into the state’s sex offender registry. First-degree Criminal Sexual Conduct involves what most people would classify as rape and also child rape. It can also include sexual assault while armed or while commiting any other felony. 

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Fight False Sexual Assault Accusations – Detroit Legal Defense

Everyone deserves to have their side of the story told. Everyone deserves to have someone fight for them. That’s what drives our firm; Duplessis Law. We make it our mission to be there for our clients when no one else will. Don’t sit around while these accusations and charges are haunting you. Contact us today.