Salisbury Rape Attorney

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In the state of Maryland, rape is punished harshly. It is a labeled as a sex crime and could be 1 of 2 levels of offense. If you are convicted, you could be facing a lifetime in prison. Rape in the 1st degree is defined as engaging in sexual intercourse with another without his or her consent by force, using weapons, strangling or inflicting serious physical injury, threatening with death, serious injury, kidnapping, or committed with another’s help or during a burglary. In the 2nd degree, it includes sexual intercourse with another without his or her consent by force or threat, with a mentally or physically incapacitated person when the defendant knows of the victim’s condition, or if the victim is under 14 years of age and the defendant at least 4 years older than the victim.

If you’re facing a rape charge, your best chance of avoiding conviction starts with calling an experienced Salisbury criminal defense attorney. I, Attorney William R. Hall, have more than 18 years of legal experience to offer your case. Let me defend your rights and your freedom.

Get your case started by calling me at (410) 205-1684 today!

Penalties

Conviction of 1st-degree rape is a felony in the state of Maryland. You could face a prison term ranging from 25 years to life, depending on the circumstances of the crime. Conviction of 2nd-degree rape is also a felony and could result in imprisonment from 15 to 20 years. In some cases, a 2nd-degree rape charge could also lead to life in prison.

Talk to Me About Your Case Today

If you’re facing a rape charge, don’t hesitate to give me a call. Conviction of rape could put you on the sex offender registry, which will severely impact your quality of life. I have handled more than 50 jury trials and more than 4,000 district court cases. As a Salisbury sex crimes attorney, let me see how I can help you.

Contact me at (410) 205-1684 or fill out the website’s online form to schedule a free case consultation.

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