Sexual Abuse Attorney in Greenville, NC


Sexual abuse is the crime of forcing unwanted sexual activity on another, for example, the use of coercion or threats. This includes sexual activity that is considered harmful or improper by the accepted standards of society. Sexual abuse involving children is also referred to as molestation. A sexual abuse charge is a very serious matter and can result in heavy penalties.

FACTS ABOUT SEXUAL ABUSE CASES

Some sexual abuse crimes can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony. In both cases, certain factors can be considered in increasing the degree of the charge and/or the penalties determined if convicted. Factors which may have an effect include whether the victim was elderly, or physically or mentally handicapped. Whether the victim was harmed, threatened or endangered and whether or not a weapon was used. Incidents involving family members or drugging may also have an effect on the severity of the legal consequences.

At the Robinson Law Firm, P.A. our sexual abuse team takes immediate and aggressive action on your sexual abuse case. Our first order of business will be to attempt a dismissal or reduction of charges. Because certain convictions can result in you being a registered sex offender for life, it is critical that this be avoided if at all possible. We will review evidence, conduct investigations and do whatever is necessary to build the strongest possible defense.

We will insist the prosecution be held to the standard of proof beyond reasonable doubt. A felony conviction can have lifelong impacts on your career, civil rights, and privileges. Any conviction can have lifelong impacts on your relationships. When your freedom is at stake it is important to have the right representation. With over 30 years experience the Robinson Law Firm is ready to fight for your rights.

When you’ve been charged with sexual abuse you need a sexual abuse attorney to defend you in a court of law.