Rape

Rape is an extremely serious crime in California. As with other sex crimes, inmates accused or convicted rape are oftentimes taunted, harassed, violently assaulted and even killed while in custody. Some inmates will seek to impart “vigilante justice” on persons accused of rape.

If convicted of rape, you may face up to eight (8) years in state penitentiary, up to five additional years if the rape involved great bodily injury, and a fine of up to $10,000. A rape conviction also carries horrible post-incarceration consequences, including registration as a sex offender (under Cal. Pen. Code §290). Additionally, a rape conviction is a “strike” under the Three Strikes Law.

It has been our experience that many persons accused of this crime are the victims of false allegations. Many times, a rape accusation is preceded by a fall-out in a relationship or other circumstance that breeds resentment in the accusing party, causing them to lie about the accused.

But there is hope.

Contact the Law Offices of Robert Ernenwein

Robert Ernenwein, an expert and experienced Torrance criminal defense lawyer, will use any and all available defenses to protect you against a conviction. He has over 30 years of experience defending persons accused of Rape.

Mr. Ernenwein is a former Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys and is Certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He has been named as a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and has appeared as a legal analyst on multiple cable news programs, including Fox News. The experience and capabilities Robert Ernenwein will bring to your defense are unmatched.

Our extensive experience and knowledge give us the tools we need to successfully challenge rape charges.

We understand that anxiety and concern that a criminal charge or accusation can create. That’s why our phone lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Also, one of our Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers can meet with you on a Saturday or Sunday.

If you have been charged with Rape, call us at 310-782-0552 or e-mail us immediately for a free consultation. Our office is conveniently located minutes away from the Torrance Courthouse and we represent clients there on a daily basis, as well as other courts throughout Southern California.