Charged with Rape?
Riverside Criminal Defense Lawyer
Rape is the act of sexual intercourse against the will of the victim. This
includes circumstances in which the victim had the inability to protest,
for example, due to unconsciousness, a drugged state, or mental incapacity.
In instances where the victim is known to the accused and voluntarily
associating with them before the incident, this is known as
date rape. Sexual intercourse with a minor, even if the minor claims to have consented,
is classified as
If you have been accused of rape, it is vital you contact a Riverside criminal
lawyer immediately. Rape is a felony which can carry harsh penalties such
as heavy fines, prison time, loss of some civil rights and mandatory rehabilitation.
Registration as a sex offender is required if convicted. The social stigma
attached to a rape accusation, even if the charges are dropped, can destroy
Need an attorney for rape charges in Riverside, CA?
At Grech & Packer, we appreciate that being accused of such a serious
crime is an incredibly stressful experience. We make a point of ensuring
your questions are answered and that you know we are dedicated to helping
you. We are very thorough in our treatment of a case and do all we can
to protect your rights. If needed, we engage the services of a private
investigator, which may help to uncover material that significantly improves
Some factors which can conclude the case in your favor include the proof
of consent or mistaken identity, lack of evidence against you or evidence
indicating innocence. There are also cases where the victim has been found
to be lying for such reasons as having been rejected by the accused, or
found cheating with the accused. If such factors are not present, we can
and will still fight for the most positive outcome for your case.
Contact a Riverside rape defense attorney from our firm immediately to enlist powerful legal representation if you
have been accused of rape.