Chicago Sexual Assault Lawyer
Let Our Sex Crime Defense Attorney Fight for You
Sexual assault, or rape, is committed when a person engages a penetrative
sexual act against another without their consent or ability to provide
consent. This can pertain to sexual acts against minors and mentally disabled
by the use or threat of force. If you have been accused or arrested for
rape or sexual assault, the consequences of those charges are devastating.
Not only do you face considerable time in prison and expensive fines,
but your reputation may be permanently damaged.
Law Office of Steven Fine, we understand the stigma associated with sexual assault. Our Chicago
sex crime lawyer will conduct his own thorough investigation in order to construct
an aggressive defense strategy for you.
Sexual Assault Penalties
Depending on the circumstances surrounding the arrest and whether there
are any previous rape convictions, violation of Illinois sexual assault
laws can range between four years and life in prison if convicted. Along
with the harsh penalties, you are required to be registered as a sex offender
for the rest of your life.
The following are the penalties associated with sexual assault:
Criminal Sexual Assault
First Conviction – Class 1 Felony
- Between four and 15 years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000
Second Conviction – Class X Felony
- Between 30 and 60 years or life in prison and a fine of up to $25,000
Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault
Class X Felony
- Between 6 and 30 years in prison, with potential extension up to life in prison
Have a Former Prosecutor on Your Side
As a former prosecutor, our founding Chicago sexual assault attorney possesses
the extensive knowledge of legal system surrounding sex crimes. Understanding
what you’re up against in and outside the courtroom, he is prepared
to protect your rights and your reputation.
Contact our firm and schedule a complimentary consultation today.