False accusations of sexual assault are not rare occurrences. In fact, an organization known as the Innocence
Most of those accusations involved victims of rape who misidentified the defendant as the culprit. When defending a sexual assault allegation where the identity of the perpetrator is in question, a skilled defense team can present evidence, through expert testimony, that shows why an accuser might falsely believe that the defendant is the perpetrator. This will allow the defense to argue why an accuser who appears confident may, in fact, be mistaken.
Some sexual assault allegations are completely fraudulent and are designed to destroy the life and reputation of the accused. Jealousy, a bitter divorce or child custody dispute, shame, or regret can motivate someone to make a false sexual allegation.
A defense team retained early in the proceedings can retain evidence to expose a biased motivation for making an allegation. Accusers often leave information in the form of emails, texts messages, and Facebook posts exposing their biases or showcasing their lack of trauma within days or even hours of when they claim to have been assaulted.
Additionally, an experienced defense team can examine the quality of the medical and scientific evidence upon which the prosecution relies when making an accusation. If there is no physical evidence to substantiate the allegations, this will complement your defense team’s ability to point out the likelihood that the allegation is fraudulent. If you are accused of sexual assault, it is critical to retain counsel immediately to secure an avenue of defense before the evidence is destroyed or a misstep is made.
If you are named in an alleged sex offense, you an attorney who will think out of the box in your favor. You need an attorney who won’t jump to conclusions or judge a client because of a sexual alligation.
There is more then one side to every story. Especially someone is alleging sexual misconduct.
O'Brien & O'Brien is experienced in litigating everything from having sex with a minor, forcible touching, texting lewd pictures to a minor, to downloading child pornography. These crimes can draw seriously penalties. Many are labeled sex offenders, which can effect the rest of someones life.
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