New York Spousal Rape Attorney
Have you been charged with spousal rape in Queens?
If you are facing spousal rape charges (also called marital rape) in the
state of New York, a conviction can result in as much as 25 years in prison
and other penalties, and you will have to comply with
sex offender registration and sex offender rules. You will likely be discriminated against in your
community and your employment and housing choices will be limited. This
is a dire situation and you must act now to reach a Queens sex crime lawyer.
Musa-Obregon & Associates, we have 100 years of combined legal experience and are well-equipped
to provide an aggressive yet understanding defense of your rights. The
sooner you make contact, the sooner we can get started examining the facts
against you and informing you as to how we can help.
We represent clients throughout Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan,
Rockland County and Westchester County.
Rape is often thought of as a forced act of intercourse by a stranger on the
street. That does happen, of course, but in most cases rape is perpetrated
by someone the victim knows. It involves any forced oral, anal or vaginal
penetration, and that includes by a spouse. A basic component of any rape
is the giving of consent, which is a very grey area in the prosecution
and defense of spousal rape as well as many other
Consent may be lacking in instances such as the following:
- Forcible compulsion, i.e., threat of physical force
- Physical helplessness, i.e., unconscious or in any powerless condition
- Mental incapacitation, i.e., being given alcohol or other drugs
- "No means no" clause, i.e., expressing non-consent in a reasonably
Why Choose Our Manhattan Defense Lawyers
We are a vastly experienced criminal defense firm and have obtained exceptional
results for our clients. If you have been accused of spousal rape, our
firm is ready to employ our expertise and knowledge to create a compelling
case on your behalf.
We know the trauma associated with a sex crime charge, and take our job
of protecting your rights seriously. To see if we can minimize your exposure,
don't delay but contact our firm today.
For help with a spousal rape charge,
contact a New York spousal rape attorney at Musa-Obregon & Associates.