Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is any involuntary sexual act in which a person is threatened, coerced, or forced to engage against their will, or any sexual touching of a person who has not consented. This includes rape (such as forced vaginal, anal or oral penetration), groping, forced kissing, child sexual abuse, or the torture of the victim in a sexual manner.In legal terms, sexual assault is a statutory offense in various jurisdictions, including United States, Canada, England and Wales, Ireland, and Scotland. The legal definition of the crime of sexual assault is determined by each jurisdiction. Specific legal jurisdictions and research often use highly technical or detailed definitions of the term.
Posts about Sexual Assault
  • Insider Tips from a Military Attorney: How to win your Sexual Assault Case

    … A military sexual assault case can’t be about settling scores. It’s about staying free and staying off of the sex offender list. Here’s how you do that: Be nice Be reasonable. Be thorough. Am I telling you to be nice? I am. Bear with me. Broadly speaking, an attorney will defend a military sexual assault case in one of two ways: attack…

    militarytriallawyers- 11 readers -
  • What are the Differences between the U and T Visas?

    …, coercion, abduction, fraud, deceit, deception, or abuse of power. Goal: prostitution, pornography, violence and sexual exploitation, forced labor, involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or slavery Adult victims of human trafficking must prove that the crime involved at least one element from each of the above three. Child victims of human trafficking…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Restraining Order Florida Law

    … the allegations are true at this stage. A return hearing must be scheduled within 15 days in order to comply with the Respondent’s right to due process. Allegations A petition must contain certain allegations in order to get a temporary restraining order. The Petitioner must prove that the allegations are true by clear and convincing evidence in order…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 42 readers -
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