Have You Been Charged with Rape in Olathe?
Sex Crime Defense Throughout Johnson County
Convictions of sex crimes such as rape carry life-long consequences. You
could be sentenced to prison for decades and be required to register as a
sex offender for the rest of your life, even after you are released from prison. Rape
and other sex crime allegations must be defended by the most zealous and
experienced sex crimes lawyers. The law firm of Martin & Wallentine
strives to provide the best defense for each and every client. As your
attorneys, we could aggressively advocate for you and fight to prove your
Many charges of rape are made out of fear, anger or spite, especially in
cases of domestic disputes. Although it only takes significant fear or
emotional distress on the part of the alleged victim for an investigation
to be valid, it is still difficult to prove rape without physical evidence.
Even in cases where there is DNA or other such evidence against the accused,
Olathe criminal defense lawyer could present a convincing and strong case and fight to have your charges
sexual battery or assault, or dismissed altogether.
Rape Charges & Sex Crime Defense
When rape charges are filed in Kansas under statute
K.S.A. § 21-5503, the prosecution is alleging that the defendant engaged in sexual intercourse
with a person without their consent. This could be committed because the
- Mentally unable to provide consent
- Tricked into having sex for medical or therapeutic reasons
As a severity level 1, person felony, rape is punishable by up to 653 months
(54.4 years) in prison. If the defendant has no criminal record prior
to the conviction, the prison time would likely only be punishable up
to 165 months. However, if the sex act involves a child under 14, the
punishment is more severe due to Kansas's Jessica's law.
Get Help from Martin & Wallentine! Call (913) 232-2518
Contact Martin & Wallentine, LLC today to ensure that your attorney aggressively defends you from such
a serious and wrongful conviction. We have extensive experience in
criminal defense cases of all kinds, including sex crimes and rape charges. Your initial
consultation is free, so
call now for help from our Olathe sex crime lawyer!