RAPE OFFENCE LAWYERS BRISBANE
Have you been accused of rape and need urgent help? Our Brisbane rape lawyers are here and ready to help you. Contact us on (07) 3153 6215 for expert legal advice.
Have you been accused of rape in Brisbane?
Our expert criminal defence lawyers have the expertise and experience to represent you in any rape case. We work closely with sex crime barristers and can give you the advice you need.
You need the best legal representation in Brisbane
Rape is a serious crime and a conviction will lead to a significant prison term. As a result, it is important you receive the best legal advice and representation.
What is the legal definition of rape in Brisbane?
Section 349 of the Criminal Code (Qld) makes it an offence to rape a person. The Criminal Code says a person will rape another person if:
- They have carnal knowledge with or of the other person without the other person’s consent; or
- They penetrate the vulva, vagina or anus of the other person to any extent with a thing or a part of the person’s body that is not a penis without the other person’s consent; or
- They penetrate the mouth of the other person to any extent with the person’s penis without the other person’s consent.
What is the sentence for rape in Brisbane?
Rape is an indictable offence only. This means only the District or Supreme Court can hear a case involving an allegation of rape. A conviction for rape carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.
What should you do if you are accused of rape in Brisbane?
If you are accused of rape, you must be represented by a lawyer who is an expert in this complex and serious area of law. Being convicted of rape will be life-changing and result in you being sent to prison.
We are on your side
If you have been accused of rape, our sex offence lawyers offer discreet and understanding advice. They are here to listen to you, support and guide you during this highly stressful and often frightening time.
If you need legal advice in relation to your case, contact us and see how we can help you achieve the best outcome.
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