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Sexual Assault

Sex Crimes Lawyer Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe & the Entire Valley

Sexual assault consists of forcing a person to engage in intercourse, oral copulation or other sexual activities without their consent. Charges can include rape, 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 Phoenix Board Certified 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 Phoenix criminal defense lawyer for legal representation when facing sexual assault charges. Your initial consultation is free.

Client Reviews
We hired Trent Buckallew to represent our son following a second MIP ticket he received while in college. Mr. Buckallew kept us informed throughout all proceedings and helped us receive the satisfactory outcome of dropped charges in exchange for taking an alcohol awareness class. He was personable, knowledgeable and treated our small case with care and compassion. We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of representation. SR
Thank you so much for the time and effort you put into the case against (client's name). We sincerely appreciate the great job you did. We are praying this is the end of it. Thanks again so very much. This was such a difficult time for our family. LN
I'm finally 100% clear of the problem that started our relationship. I cannot thank you enough for handling my case and expungement. I have a great sense of new beginnings and don't have to let my past affect my future. My freedom is priceless. TM
I appreciate everything you were able to accomplish for my father and will certainly be referring Mr. Buckallew to anyone I know who may be in need of an excellent criminal defense attorney. CM
Trent handled cases for me on two different occasions involving tickets for seat belt violations in commercial vehicles. Very happy with results. All charges dismissed. One case in Flagstaff and one case in Gilbert Court. KF