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Have You Been Accused of Rape?

Seek an Aggressive Knoxville Sex Crime Lawyer Now

Rape accusations should be taken seriously, as even just charges can follow a defendant for the rest of their life. Often, the accused is placed under intense legal and social scrutiny and trials can become heated.

That's why it's critical for those accused of rape to obtain aggressive, dedicated legal representation. When you come to our firm, we not only help you navigate the case towards the best possible outcome, but also make our mission to clear your name and your reputation. At the Law Office of Joseph A. Fanduzz, we've built our firm on providing this kind of legal representation and have helped countless individuals dispel suspicion and move forward with their lives.

If you or a loved one has been accused of rape, call our offices today to speak with a proven Knoxville sex crime attorney.

Penalties for Rape in Tennessee

Rape is considered one of the most serious crimes in Tennessee state statutes and, as such, carries harsh penalties. The law classifies several different kinds of rape as well, depending on the circumstances of the alleged crime.

Different rape penalties can include:

  • Rape: Up to 30 years in prison and $25,000 in fines
  • Aggravated rape: Up to 60 years in prison and $50,000 in fines
  • Statutory rape: Up to 12 years in prison and $5,000 in fines
  • Rape of child: Up to 60 years in prison and $50,000 in fines

Every one of these crimes is considered a felony and requires sex offender registration. To find out more information about what crime your charge qualifies as and what penalties you might face, call our office today.

You Don't Have to Face These Charges Alone

With a crime as serious as rape, even a simple accusation can leave you feeling hopeless, like damage has been done and stigma has been cemented. At the Law Office of Joseph A. Fanduzz, we pride ourselves on tirelessly strategizing and fighting in even the most serious of cases to secure a favorable outcome and we're ready to the same for you today.

Call us to schedule a free consultation and start building your defense.