Aggressive, Affordable Tempe Lawyer 24/7 for Sexual Assault and Battery Charges

If you or a loved one has been arrested on sexual assault and battery charges, every minute counts. Sex crimes carry an enormous stigma, and a conviction can impact every minute of the rest of your life. In addition to lengthy prison sentences, a sexual assault conviction can require inclusion in the Arizona Sex Offender Registry. If that happens, your name will be available online, neighbors can be notified, and you’ll be subjected to the kind of scrutiny and judgment no one wants. You need the help of an expert – the sooner, the better.

Types of Arizona Sexual Assault and Battery Charges

In Arizona, sexual assault and battery involves intercourse or oral sexual contact without consent. A lack of consent is charged when the person was impaired because of drugs, alcohol, developmental disability, psychological disorder and the impairment should have been know by the accused. Consent also comes into play if the person is deceived regarding the nature of the sexual act or is deceived into thinking that the accused is the person’s spouse. Aggravated sexual assault and battery charges can be filed if a “date rape” drug was involved or if the accused is charged with causing serious physical injury.

In Arizona, sexual assault is a class 2 felony, carrying a penalty of up to 14 years in prison. Aggravated circumstances can add three more years. A second conviction can add up to seven years in prison, and a third conviction can lead to doubling the 14-year sentence.

Beating a Sexual Assault and Battery Charge in Tempe or Surrounding Cities

There are many ways to win a sexual assault and battery case in Arizona, as well as ways to get the charges reduced and penalties minimized. Some of the most common defenses Paul Ramos uses are:

  • Charging that someone motivated to harm you has falsely accused you
  • Arguing that the sex was consensual
  • Positing that you had every reason to believe that the sex was consensual
  • Pointing out the lack of physical evidence
  • Challenging the prosecution because there were no eyewitnesses
  • Arguing that an eyewitness account produced a mistaken identification

Paul Ramos Gets Tempe Sexual Assault and Battery Charges Dropped & Reduced

If you’ve been accused of sexual assault and battery, the time to act is NOW. You need an attorney by your side – but not just any attorney. Paul Ramos has been fighting and winning sexual assault and battery cases for 23 years.

We have a solid track record of getting sexual assault and battery charges dismissed in Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, and cities and towns across Arizona. We’re standing by, ready to help you navigate Arizona’s complex criminal justice system.

Call us. We’ll deliver the aggressive defense you deserve and fight to prevent you from being convicted of a crime that will turn your life upside down.

If you’ve been arrested for sexual assault or battery in Tempe, call sexual assault and battery lawyer Paul Ramos at (480) 247-8558 for a free, confidential case evaluation.

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Mr. Ramos managed to make it as bearable as possible, and provided an excellent result that will allow me to live my life. Throughout the process, I was never given any reason to doubt his skill or integrity. He pursued all possible legal routes to benefit me, and was always just a call away. I would recommend him to anyone, and I trust him completely. I hope you never have to face felony charges, but if you do, you will be satisfied indeed if Mr. Ramos represents you. He's awesome!!!” – John Sumner, Scottsdale AZ

Case Results

PAUL RAMOS HAS WON 1000'S OF CRIMINAL & DUI CASES IN ARIZONA. HERE ARE JUST A FEW RECENT VICTORIES:
  • DUI .11, Maricopa County – No jail/Reduced to Reckless
  • Domestic Violence, Phoenix – Charges Dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault, Maricopa County – Not Guilty
  • Extreme DUI, Maricopa County – Not Guilty
  • Felony Theft, Maricopa County – Not Guilty

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