Long Island Sexual Assault Lawyer
Defense for Sex Crime Charges in New York
Whenever a person attempts to initiate unwanted sexual contact with another
by employing the use of force, threat, coercion or any other similar behavior,
he or she has committed the crime of sexual assault. This and other
sex crimes are very serious and can result in very negative, life-long consequences.
If you are accused of committing sexual assault, it is of the utmost importance
to consult with a quality legal firm, as there is much at stake. The Long
Island criminal defense firm of
Prime & O'Brien, LLP, has the necessary experience and skill to defend those who are accused
of these crimes.
An accusation of a sexual assault could occur in every strata of life;
offenders can be:
- Family members
It could take very little to be accused of sexual assault. Just causing
another to feel fear because of your conduct can be enough; even an innocent
kiss can result in an accusation and criminal charges.
Have you been charged with sexual assault? We can help you discredit any
false accusations. Call Prime & O'Brien, LLP for a
free case evaluation without delay!
Criminal Attorney for Sexual Assault Charges in Nassau County
Assault as a sex crime could be filed either a misdemeanor or a felony.
The least serious is charge is 3rd-degree sexual assault, which is a misdemeanor,
and could result in up to 3 months in prison and/or fines up to $1000.
More serious sexual assault charges are filed as
felony offenses, which can result in imprisonment from 1 to 25 years, depending on the
level of violence used, whether the accused is a repeat offender, the
age of the victim, and other factors. Defending sexual assault charges
might include proving that the accused was wrongly identified as the perpetrator,
the crime never occurred at all, or the accuser was a willing participant
or a case of mistaken identity.
Looking for a lawyer for your sexual assault case in Long Island? Our trusted
legal team, including founding attorneys
Dennis O'Brien and
Geoffrey Prime, aggressively pursues every avenue necessary while seeking a not guilty
verdict or reduced charges and penalties.
Contact us today for quality representation.