Pennsylvania Indecent Assault Attorneys
A one time indiscretion can haunt you for a lifetime if you are arrested or facing a conviction for indecent assault or aggravated indecent assault in Pennsylvania. Under Pennsylvania strict sexual predator laws, a misunderstanding or indiscretion can become the basis for lasting infamy and profiling even for lesser sex crimes. Do you need experienced criminal defense lawyers that are reasonable and ready to fight for you? Learn more about Ciccarelli Lawyers.
The charge of Indecent Assault is when a person has indecent contact with another or causes another to have indecent contact with a person and 1) consent is lacking; 2) the act was done by forcible compulsion; 3) the act was done by threat of forcible compulsion; 4) the victim was unconscious; 5) it is known that the victim is unaware of the indecent contact occurring; 6) the person has drugged the victim; 7) the victim suffers from mental disability prohibiting the victim from consent; 8) the victim is less than 13 years of age; 9) the victim is less than 16 years of age and the person committing the act is four or more years older than the victim.
The charge of Aggravated Indecent Assault is when a person engages in penetration however slight of the genital or anus of another person and 1) the other person does not consent; 2) the act was done by forcible compulsion; 3) the act was done by threat of forcible compulsion; 4) the other person is unconscious; 5) the person has drugged the victim; 6) the victim suffers from mental disability making that person incapable of consent; 7) the victim is less than 13 years of age; 8) the victim is less than 16 years of age and the person committing the act is four or more years older than the victim.
Protecting Your Rights against Indecent Assault Allegations
Do not quit when faced with the embarrassment and depression that accompanies accusations of indecent assault. You need aggressive representation ready to question the prosecution's case and reveal inconsistencies and lies in their witnesses' testimony. You need a law firm that staffs seasoned criminal defense attorneys and a former prosecutor. You need Ciccarelli Lawyers.
You also need lawyers both passionate in what they do and compassionate in their treatment of their clients. You deserve a lawyer that is available when you need him, treats you with respect, and protects your rights vigorously. We make your choice all the clearer with locations throughout the metropolitan Philadelphia Pennsylvania, including Center City Philadelphia, West Chester, Exton, Kennett Square, Lancaster, King of Prussia, Plymouth Meeting, Radnor and Springfield. Now is the time for action. Choose the winning strategy of Lee A. Ciccarelli. Together our legal team will give you the edge.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, please contact us. Call us at 610-925-2500 or toll-free at 888-643-0006.