Plano Rape Defense Attorney
Call Our Sex Crimes Lawyer: (972) 330-4331
Rape is one of the most serious and aggressively prosecuted crimes you
can be charged with in Texas. Merely being accused of rape can have negative
consequences on your life, but a rape conviction can absolutely destroy
it. If there is even a chance of a rape charge being leveled against you,
it’s imperative to call a
Plano sex crimes attorney immediately.
At the Barbieri Law Firm, our experienced lawyer is certified as an expert
in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. For more than
20 years, Attorney Heather Barbieri has worked tirelessly to secure the
best possible outcome for our clients. If you’re facing rape charges,
Attorney Heather Barbieri is the tough, battle-tested advocate you need
on your side. We work as a team to fight for our clients' rights and
use all of our cumulative resources to get you the results you deserve.
Don’t take chances with your freedom.
Call Barbieri Law Firm at (972) 330-4331.
The Consequences of a Rape Conviction in Texas
In Texas, rape is classified under the crime of sexual assault, which is
at minimum a second degree felony. A conviction for second degree sexual
assault will cost you a fine of up to $10,000 and will also put you behind
bars for 2 to 20 years.
If there are certain aggravating factors, the crime could be elevated to
the first degree felony of aggravated assault. This is the second most
serious type of crime under Texas state law. The penalties for a first
degree felony include
between 5 and 99 years in jail, as well as a fine of up to $10,000.
Examples of aggravating factors include:
- The accused caused or threatened to cause serious bodily injury
- The defendant attempted or threatened to kill the victim
- A deadly weapon was involved in the crime
- The defendant used a date rape drug
- The victim is elderly, disabled, or under 14 years old
Due to the severity of the consequences, you must retain a Plano sex crimes
lawyer to defend your freedom. Contact Barbieri Law Firm today for a Complimentary case evaluation.
Don’t Take Chances With Your Freedom. Call Our Criminal Law Expert.
At Barbieri Law Firm, we understand that there are any number of factors
which could lead to a potential rape charge. More importantly, we understand
how to craft a personalized and maximally effective defense on your part.
When you choose to retain our Plano sex crimes lawyer at Barbieri Law
Firm, you’re choosing a dedicated advocate with at 10.0 Superb Avvo
rating and a 20 year track record of successful results.
Get the tough legal representation you need. Call our firm today at (972) 330-4331.