Date Rape Defense Attorney in Phoenix

Understand the Charges Against You

Sex crimes are taken very seriously because of the severity of the charge. These often involve non-consensual sexual encounters, including charges of date rape. This term has been used to describe sexual acts that most often occurs after some drug or alcohol is used as a sedative to leave a victim tranquilized. This means they are unable to give consent. Date rape is a very serious charge. If you have been accused of date rape, it is important to make sure you have legal counsel on your side every step of the way.

At MayesTelles PLLC, our Phoenix sex crime defense lawyers have nearly 100 years of experience. Our staff consists of former prosecutors who understand how the various courts operate and how judges look at these types of cases. We can help you.

Call us at (602) 428-7104 for a free consultation.

Date Rape Statistics

When it comes to date rape, the statistics are alarming. They reveal a number of facts about these crimes that not many people know about or understand. We have seen numerous studies on the matter. Some even show that many are not aware of what constitutes as date rape.

The statistics involving date rape include the following:

  • 84% of women raped know their attackers
  • 75% of male and 55% of female students reported drinking or using drugs when the date rape occurred
  • Only 25 to 33% of women who were sexually assaulted and whose attack met the definition of rape considered themselves victims
  • A large number of date rape incidents go unreported

These statistics show that many do not fully understand what date rape is or how it is classified by its legal definition. Oftentimes, claims of date rape are falsified for various reasons, including a bad dating experience or some kind of revenge. It is important to make sure you have strong defense if someone is accusing you of date rape.

Call (602) 428-7104 Today to Get Started

A conviction for date rape can leave you facing upwards of 25 years in prison, as well as lifetime registration as a sex offender. Being registered as a sex offender limits where you can live and employment or educational opportunities. You shouldn’t have to deal with false claims of date rape. Allow our firm to represent you. We are highly rated by our peers and our past clients because we know how to obtain results.

Our team is available 24/7 because we know that arrests can happen at any time. When you need someone to stand up for your rights, we’ll be right there to help you. We offer affordable payment plans because we believe you are already going through enough stress and worry. During your free case evaluation, we can discuss your rights and options moving forward so you know what the next best step is and what to expect.

Call our firm today at (602) 428-7104.

Our Proven Record of Results

  • Client Faced 5 Felony Sex Offenses

    Case Dismissed

  • Client Charged with Shoplifting

    Conviction Set Aside

  • Client Charged with Shoplifting

    Conviction Set Aside

  • Client Charged with Trespass & Assault

    Not Guilty

  • Client Charged with Four Felony Counts

    Charges Reduced

  • Client Charged with DUI

    Reduced to Reckless Driving

  • Client Facing Assault Felony

    Sentence Reduced & Jail Term Deferred

  • Client Charged with DUI

    Charges Reduced

  • Client Facing Multiple Criminal Charges

    All Charges Dismissed

  • Client Charged with 4 Counts of Aggravated DUI

    Case Dismissed

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