Delaware Rape Defense Lawyer

An unwanted, unwelcomed or forced sexual act is generally regarded as rape. These same acts, as well as others, are often commonly referred to as sexual abuse or sexual assault. There are several different types of rape such as statutory rape, date rape and rape. An experienced Delaware Rape Defense Lawyer is needed to help guide you through these accusations and charges as merely being accused of a sex offense can change the course of your life forever.

If you have been accused of rape or charged with any type of rape charge you should speak to a Kent County Sex Crime Attorney immediately. Call Georgetown Delaware Rape Crime Defense Lawyer John R. Garey at 302-744-9290. You can also email a Dover Delaware Rape Defense Lawyer here. Mr. Garey has many years protecting the rights of those accused of sex crimes in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware. Call his office today to arrange a free consultation.

Types Of Rape And Their Definitions

Rape: A forced sexual act that can be heterosexual or homosexual in nature. Rape can also involve forced oral sex, vaginal sex and anal sex.

Date Rape: Date rape is a forced sexual act at, during or after a voluntary social engagement where a person did not intend to or want to engage in sexual activity. Date rape often times involves the use of date rape drugs such as rohypnol (roofies), gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and ketamine. If charged with date rape being acquainted or having been intimate previously with the victim is not a defense against date rape. Date rape is the most common form of rape and is also the most commonly unreported type of sex crime.

Statutory Rape: Statutory rape charges are contingent upon the ages of the participants. If one is under the age of consent a statutory rape charge cab be the end result. Statutory rape is often also called unlawful sexual penetration, felonious sexual assault or unlawful sexual contact.

Contact A Dover Delaware Rape Defense Lawyer

Being accused of sexual assault, rape or any type of sex crime has extremely serious repercussions. If you have been charged with rape, date rape or statutory rape you will need a skilled and aggressive Rehoboth Beach Delaware Rape Defense Lawyer protecting your rights. Call Dover Delaware Sex Offense Attorney John R. Garey at 302-744-9290 immediately. You can also email Delaware State University Date Rape Defense Attorney John R. Garey here.

Mr. Garey handles all sex crimes, juvenile defense and criminal cases in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware including: Smyrna, Dover, Milford, Harrington, Millsboro, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Laurel, Delmar and Seaford.

Mr. Garey also routinely defends non-Delaware residents who have been charged with drug crimes in surrounding states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Virginia.