Sexual Assault Charges
Sexual assault is defined in Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes §3124.1 as having intercourse with another individual that has not consented. Other charges may fall under the territory of indecent assault which can carry similarities to sexual assault. If you or a loved one has recently been charged with sexual assault, then you are already well aware of the stress, shame and fear that can accompany a
sex crime of this nature.
Repercussions of Sexual Assault
It is considered a second degree felony. Beyond the initial penalties that can arise if you are successfully convicted, you will have to deal with the backlash from a society that considers sexual crimes to be the most heinous of all. According to Megan's Law, you will also be required to register on the sex offender registry, forcing you to live for a minimum of ten years with your past hanging over your head and crippling you in almost every way imaginable.
For this reason, it is absolutely vital that as soon as you can after being accused, that you secure the legal assistance of a skilled attorney. By evaluating your case, researching every angle and aggressively pursuing the justice of their clients, I, attorney John P. Rutkowski, remain firmly devoted to client success. With a track record of success and a proven reputation both in and out of the courtroom, you can trust that I will leave no stone unturned in my efforts to help you achieve your optimum outcome.
If you choose to work with an attorney at the Law Offices of John P. Rutkowski, you can breathe easier knowing that your case has been placed into completely trustworthy, capable hands. I have years of experience handling situations such as yours and am uniquely prepared to help defend your rights and combat the charges. I will go to every length available to me to help you move forward into the next chapter in your life.