Top Cottonwood Heights, UT Statutory Rape Lawyers Near You

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    CoilLaw, LLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

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    Ault Firm, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

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    Hobbs & Olson | Carpenter Hazlewood

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

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    Cordell & Cordell, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Caldwell Law Group, PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Attorney at Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Smoland Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Loni F. De Land, LLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Zachary C. Holbrook, PC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Anderson | Hinkins

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Tangaro Law Firm

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Ishola Law Firm PC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Richards Law Group

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Wharton O'Brien

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Kaufman Nichols & Kaufman, PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • M Brown Criminal Defense PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Intermountain Legal

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Nelson Jones PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Attorney at Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Immigrant Defenders, PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Smith Washburn LLP

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Schmidt & Gladstone

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Cottonwood Heights, UT

  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Cottonwood Heights, UT

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Cottonwood Heights, UT

Cottonwood Heights Statutory Rape Information

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Consent Is Not a Defense to Statutory Rape

Statutory rape is generally defined as sexual intercourse by an adult with a person below a statutorily designated age. Under the law, the underage person is incapable of consenting to sex so you could be convicted of statutory rape even if the underage person consented to the sexual contact and you did not force the person.

Have You Been Charged With Statutory Rape?

Statutory rape is a serious crime and in most states it is considered a felony, which means, if you are convicted, you could be facing serious punishment including jail. There are legal defenses to the charge, however, so don’t delay, contact a Cottonwood Heights statutory rape defense attorney to help you with your case.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you’ve suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney’s expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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