Charged with Sexual Assault in Tempe?
Sex Crime Lawyer Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe & the Entire East Valley
Sexual assault consists of forcing a person to engage in intercourse, oral
copulation or other sexual activities without their consent. Charges can
sex with a minor, or sexual abuse and these types of charges are extremely serious. A conviction
can result in many years in prison, as well as require you to register
as a sex offender for the rest of your life. This can significantly affect
your future employment options once you’ve been released, and you
will likely result in restrictions regarding where you are allowed to
live. If you’ve been arrested on charges of sexual assault, contact a Tempe
criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to discuss your case and possible defense strategies
that may be advanced on your behalf.
Sexual Assault is a Serious Criminal Charge
It’s critical to seek legal representation as soon as possible if
you are the target of an an investigation, or have already been arrested,
so that your attorney can advise you of your rights and be present with
you during any police questioning or interrogations. Mr. Buckallew has
extensive experience defending individuals charged with sex related crimes,
and will help you navigate through our often-complicated justice system
from the moment you become a suspect in a criminal investigation. He will
work tirelessly on your behalf throughout the legal process. He will conduct
a thorough investigation of your case, including all evidence, interview
all relevant witnesses, including law enforcement officers, and litigate
any relevant pre-trial issues that may arise. He will pursue all avenues
leading towards a favorable and acceptable settlement of the case, including trial.
Mr. Buckallew has an extensive understanding of forensic evidence, holding
a Master's in Forensic Science (M.F.S.) degree, and will carefully
evaluate testing methods, potential lab errors and other potential weaknesses
with regard to the evidence against you. Having an attorney who understands
the complexity of the science behind the evidence, including the potential
weaknesses of the scientific evidence in your case can help ensure that
you are properly represented and defended in court. A sexual assault conviction
can have a significant impact on your future, so it’s vital to obtain
competent and experienced legal counsel in order to defend your rights
and challenge the case against you.
Contact a Tempe criminal defense lawyer for legal representation when facing sexual assault charges. Your initial
consultation is free.