Top Virginia Beach, VA Statutory Rape Lawyers Near You

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

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    Cedar Law Center

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

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    Matney Law PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

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    Westendorf & Khalaf, PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

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    Richard W. Whittemore, PC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

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    The Law Office of Richardson & Rosenberg, LLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

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    Cordell & Cordell

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Melone Hatley

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Invictus Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Law Office of J.D. LeCruise

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Midkiff Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • BC Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Slaven Law Group, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Beavers Law, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Holcomb Law, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Bush & Taylor, P.C.

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Aloupas Law

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Waltrip & Campbell, PC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Law Office of Daymen W.X. Robinson

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Abrons, Chiusano & Sceviour, PLLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Yoffy & Turbeville, PLC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

  • Law Office of Timothy Wade Roof

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Byler & Sampson

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • The Cooper Law Firm

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Virginia Beach, VA

  • Regis N. Rice, PC

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

    Statutory Rape Lawyers | Serving Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach 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.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It’s important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice’s billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

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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