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Fight Rape Allegations with Escovar Law, APC

Few criminal accusations capture the attention of the prosecutors and public like rape allegations. There's pronounced pressure on both law enforcement and the state to try and prosecute these crimes and, too often, the accused are not given every consideration they deserve before the law.

That is why retaining aggressive and dynamic defense counsel is crucial when facing a rape charge. At Escovar Law, APC, we believe that every individual deserves thorough consideration before a judge and that the facts of every case should be rigorously tested before a jury. If you've been accused, we invite you to speak with our award-winning Pasadena sex crime attorneys today.

Start mounting the defense you deserve. Call us at (626) 577-7700 now.

Consequences of a Rape Conviction

California Penal Code 261 PC defines the crime of rape and the several circumstances that can be legally considered rape by the state. Generally speaking, rape occurs when one person forces or tricks someone into having sexual intercourse. Rape is commonly thought of a violent offense manipulation and fraud can also be present.

Penalties for a rape conviction in California can include:

  • A minimum of three and a maximum of eight years in state prison
  • A maximum fine of $10,000
  • An additional three to five years in prison (if victim is seriously hurt)
  • Formal probation
  • Registration as a sex offender
  • A "strike" on your permanent record

Powerful Advocacy in Your Corner

When someone is accused of a sex crime as serious as rape, it can feel as if our justice system and the entire community as already determined that you are guilty. That's where our firm comes in: we aggressively advocate on behalf of our clients and ensure that their side of the story is compellingly put forth both in and outside the courtroom.

It is possible to protect your rights and interests during this uncertain time. Use our online form to request a free initial case evaluation now.

Why Choose Escovar Law, APC?

  • 10/10 Superb Avvo Rating

  • Named one of Pasadena's Top Attorneys by Pasadena Magazine

  • Nation’s Top 1% by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC)

  • Qualified Federal Death Penalty Trial Counsel – Attorney

  • Former President of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Association

  • Featured in CNN Español, Telemundo, and Univision as a legal commenter

  • Free, initial case evaluations for clients

  • Payment plans available