Rape is a serious crime in New Hampshire and spousal rape carries the same kinds of penalties that sexual attacks on strangers carry.
If you have been arrested on a spousal rape charge you will need to have adequate legal representation Your first move should be to call Michael Anzalone at The Anzalone Law Firm in Nashua, New Hampshire.
You need a criminal defense attorney who is well-versed in the state’s laws and the judicial system. And, it’s vital to have a lawyer who has worked with domestic violence cases.
This may be a very embarrassing situation for you and we understand. At The Anzalone Law Firm, we will treat you with dignity during a horrible situation.
We advise that you should speak with a lawyer before you talk to law enforcement officers or detectives about your case. That’s because anything you say can harm your case.
You can be assured that Michael Anazalone will always have your best interests as a top priority.
In this kind of domestic case, we want to make sure you can get back on your feet as soon as possible. With these charges, your reputation will likely have taken a huge hit. You may lose your family relationships and even your reputation at work.
In short, an arrest can wreck your life.What is Spousal Rape?
This is a nonconsensual sex act between married people. Under law, the person accusing you only has to claim one sexual act was done with the use of threats, coercion or intimidation for a rape charge to be levied against you.
These kinds of case typically arise during nasty divorces, when relationships have soured and feelings are negative. You may believe that police won’t take spousal rape charges seriously, but you are dead wrong. This is a serious crime and law enforcement officers and prosecutors are likely to be aggressive in bringing charges against you.
This is why it is essential to confide in and trust your criminal defense lawyer. Michael Anzalone is well-versed in domestic abuse cases and will work to get you the best possible outcome in court. He may advise you to take a plea deal that will give you lesser charges in exchange for a guilty plea. Once you’ve done this, the judge may require you to take part in a rehabilitation program. You will have to complete all phases of this program under the agreement.
You can read about sex crime charges in the state’s statutes, found at RSA 632-A.
If you are convicted on these charges, you could face prison time and numerous fines. So this is nothing to take lightly. A conviction could even mean that you have to register as a sex offender, which will have life-long consequences.
The best approach is to contact The Anzalone Law Firm in Nashua, New Hampshire for a free consultation with criminal defense attorney Michael Anzalone. Call us today at 603.548.3797.
You need the assistance of The Anzalone Law Firm to get you out of what could be a messy legal web.
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