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.