False accusations of rape can ruin a person's life. It hurts their reputation and impacts everything from social relationships to jobs. It's important that a victim is believed when he or she comes forward, but it's equally vital that anyone accused of sexual assault or rape has a chance to defend him or herself. Even the charge itself can impact your life, which is why it's important to have a defense from the first time you realize you'll be accused.
If you're accused of sexual assault, then you could face a number of serious penalties. You have a chance to defend yourself, and you should take the time to understand the penalties you could face if you decide not to. With the right defense, you may be able to lower the charges against you or even have them dismissed.
A man was arrested after a pepper spray incident last week in Denver. Police say a man, who may have a history of sexually violent crimes, used pepper spray on a woman and tried to steal her car. They say the man approached the woman, demanded her keys, sprayed her and then fled on foot when the woman fought with him.
A man was arrested after a nun reported that a girl attending a Catholic school in another state had told her that she was touched inappropriately, by a man in Colorado. The man was arrested and charged with suspicion of sexually abusing a minor on Wednesday.
Sometime people are arrested for crimes that could result in the end of their career. A teacher in Colorado is facing accusations of sex assault of a child by a person in a position of trust. According to reports, police believe that the man had contact with more than one student.