Rape Charge Auburn Hills
Attorney Daniel Hilf of Hilf & Hilf, PLC provides aggressive and zealous representation for individuals accused of rape in Auburn Hills and throughout Oakland county. He is in your corner, no matter what the obstacle or charge, if you retain his services to be your lawyer.
Rape allegations have changed and ruined more lives than any other criminal accusation. This area of criminal law is filled with stories of injustices, because cases are sometimes prosecuted without any physical evidence, factual inconsistencies, lack of corroboration, and/or after many years of delay. When it comes to rape allegations there are many members of the public who assume the worst of the accused, which goes against the presumption of innocence and the great Constitutional rights that in theory are supposed to eliminate false convictions from happening. The alleged victims of rape are given special attention and care by "victim's advocates" and prosecutors, which may sound very good when it relates to real victims of sexual abuse, but it also has the tendency to emotionally reward and protect persons who make false claims. Even when an alleged victim recants an untrue rape accusation, the case is often not dismissed because the prosecution will argue that it is up to a jury to decide if the alleged victim was credible in their recantation or credible when they first made the claim.
Rape cases are often assigned to "special prosecutors" who are assigned by their office to only prosecute these types of claims, and who have specialized training in order to gain the largest number of convictions. Michigan laws are formulated in a way to give the prosecution an unfair advantage by allowing (in most cases) prior statements by the alleged victim that were at one time considered to be inadmissible hearsay, allowing in many cases the admission of other act evidence, and by harsh sentencing measures upon conviction including potentially years of incarceration (which may encourage someone to resolve a case that they are actually innocent of).
The different reasons why false allegations of rape arise, include: prejudice, bias, child custody related issues, anger, false memories, coaching of witnesses, mental illness, the need for attention, mistaken identity, etc. The ability of the defense to develop a theory or solid reason for the false rape allegation is extremely important, because the attitude of many is to question why an alleged victim would lie about rape or sexual abuse unless they are given a credible reason for the alleged victim making a false claim. There is a need in many cases to retain an expert witnesses to provide the jury with an explanation as to why false allegations of rape occur. It is important to work hand and hand with your criminal defense attorney to fully develop and present your side of the story and/or defense in a credible, consistent, and compelling manner.
If sentenced to prison in Michigan, a convicted sex offender will ordinarily need to complete sex offender classes/therapy in prison to be placed on parole, which often takes years to complete due to the waiting list to enter the same. A jail or prison sentence is not uncommon for a conviction related to these types of offenses, and the need for an experienced defense lawyer is critical.
After a conviction for rape there are stringent sex offender registration requirements (SORA) which the convicted offender is required to comply with, including: the need to register once, twice, or four times a year (depending upon the underlying conviction); the need to register if the offender moves, vacates their residence, goes on a vacation, attends a school, obtains a job, obtains a new email address, obtains a motor vehicle, and/or changes their name. The convicted offender is required to maintain either a Michigan driver's license or personal identification card. There are limitations concerning where the person can reside, work, or loiter pursuant to SORA. Depending on the conviction offense and/or the age of the alleged victim, the convicted offender may be subject to wearing an ankle tether for the rest of their life. Without a doubt, these types of convictions can destroy careers and families.
The best possible way to try to level this very unfair playing field is to obtain a great criminal law advocate who has vast experience defending sex accusations, such as lawyer Daniel Hilf. The quality and courtroom experienced of your legal representation may make a great difference in the ultimate outcome of your case, and you should not take unnecessary chances when it comes to presenting your legal defense. You and your future are paramount, and you owe it to yourself and your family to wisely invest in a proper and zealous defense for your rape accusation.
Even if your accusation is true and seemingly without a viable defense, you still need outstanding legal representation to evaluate the case and to obtain the best possible result for you given the facts and circumstances of the case. Your criminal defense attorney may be able to negotiate an excellent result with the prosecution and/or the Judge, which may make a huge difference in the type of conviction (if any) received and sentence (if any) imposed.A Strong Criminal Defense and Great Legal Representation for all Auburn Hills Rape Offenses
Attorney Daniel Hilf of Hilf & Hilf, PLC has successfully fought against these types of charges previously through a combination of solid legal ability, zealous representation, investigation, extensive case preparation, and the ability to litigate in Court. Although every rape allegation is factually different from each other and results can never be guaranteed by any lawyer, Daniel Hilf has previously obtained acquittals and dismissals of sex offenses allegations for clients in Michigan courtrooms. The types of rape and sex offenses that lawyer Daniel Hilf defends in Michigan courtrooms includes all of the following: CSC 1st Degree, CSC 2nd Degree, CSC 3rd Degree, CSC 4th Degree, Assault with Intent to Penetrate, Indecent Exposure, Sex Offender Registration violation, and CSAM (Child Sexually Abusive Material).
When it comes to a rape or sexual assault investigation, it is important to immediately hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you from day one, because there are a lot of potential risks for an individual who does not have proper legal representation. If facing a rape or sexual assault accusation, it is recommended that you immediately contact a trusted sex offense defense lawyer. When it comes to a rape or sexual assault allegation it is important to not give up hope, because with the right lawyer in your corner, it may make all the difference in the world to your situation.
If you have been arrested or charged with a rape or any type of sex offense it is critical to contact attorney Daniel Hilf immediately.