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Have you been arrested for rape in OH?

The crime of rape is a serious sex offense that can result in severe penalties. It is a Class 1 felony punishable by a minimum of 5 years in prison. An Akron rape defense attorney should be contacted at once if you have been charged with rape to immediately begin work on your defense. You will need a skilled attorney by your side when fighting rape charges to help prevent a guilty verdict. DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder is an aggressive and proven defense firm that can provide qualified legal advice regarding your case.

We have a proven track record defending clients accused of sex crimes like rape, and will provide zealous legal representation throughout your case. Call our Akron rape defense lawyers at (330) 787-9841!

Penalties for Rape in Ohio

Rape is a violent crime involving forced sexual intercourse, or threats of force, on another person. This include situations where a person can't resist or consent to sexual intercourse because they are unconscious, mentally incapacitated, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Sexual intercourse with a child under 13 is also considered rape. Other forms of sexual contact with a child under 13 (gross sexual imposition) is also illegal.

The penalties for rape include:

  • Incarceration (minimum of 5 years)
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Court-ordered counseling
  • Sex offender registration

Ohio Sexual Battery Charge

Sexual battery is a similar type of sex crime involving a person who engages in sexual conduct with someone under 18, and who also holds a position of authority such as a teacher or parent. It is charged as a third-degree felony and is punishable by 1 to 5 years in prison. Akron rape defense lawyers at our firm are tough litigators that will build a strong defense when fighting rape charges.

Contact an Akron rape defense attorney at (330) 787-9841 if you have been charged with rape to discuss your legal options and possible defense strategies.

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