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Sex Crimes: Sexual Battery, Rape, Sodomy


Virginia Beach Sexual Assault Defense Lawyer

At Garrett Law Group, PLC, our successful criminal defense practice provides experienced and effective representation for clients accused of sex offenses, rape and sexual assault. If you are facing serious criminal charges and potential jail time for a sexual assault, call (757) 422-4646, to speak with a Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer with proven results in sexual crime cases.

These types of cases are complex and aggressively pursued by prosecutors. Make sure that the criminal defense attorney on your side has a proven record handling sexual assault cases, and understands how to aggressively build the strongest defense possible. Our goal is to protect your rights and preserve your freedom.

Smart, Practical and Experienced Defense

Our criminal defense attorneys take a systematic and realistic approach to sexual assault cases. We build defense strategies based on the facts of your sexual assault case, your unique situation and our knowledge based on proven results. Our expert sex crimes defense team thoroughly examines evidence, conducts independent investigations, interviews witnesses and uses a methodological approach to determine the best course of action.

The criminal defense attorneys of Garrett Law Group, PLC put their experience to work in a wide range of sex offenses, including:

No two cases are alike, and no two defenses are alike. There are numerous factors that will go into how your case is prosecuted and defended; factors such as the age of the alleged victim, whether a weapon was used, consent, the degree of the violation and others. Those factors will also determine what options may be available. Our criminal defense lawyers adapt our approach to the realistic issues of your case. If there are opportunities to negotiate with the prosecution our criminal defense attorneys explore those options for you, and when you need a criminal lawyer to fight aggressively in court we can take that role too.

Ready to Provide Your Defense

In the Virginia Beach, rely on Garrett Law Group, PLC for strong, experienced and reliable sex crimes defense. Call us at (757) 422-4646, or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Virginia Statutes:

§ 18.2-61. Rape.
§ 18.2-62. Testing of certain persons for human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis B or C viruses.
§ 18.2-63. Carnal knowledge of child between thirteen and fifteen years of age.
§ 18.2-63.1. Death of victim.
§ 18.2-64.1. Carnal knowledge of certain minors.
§ 18.2-64.2. Carnal knowledge of an inmate, parolee, probationer, detainee, or pretrial or posttrial offender; penalty.
§ 18.2-67. Depositions of complaining witnesses in cases of criminal sexual assault and attempted criminal sexual assault.
§ 18.2-67.1. Forcible sodomy.
§ 18.2-67.2. Object sexual penetration; penalty.
§ 18.2-67.3. Aggravated sexual battery; penalty.
§ 18.2-67.4. Sexual battery.
§ 18.2-67.4:1. Infected sexual battery; penalty.
§ 18.2-67.4:2. Sexual abuse of a child under 15 years of age; penalty.
§ 18.2-67.5. Attempted rape, forcible sodomy, object sexual penetration, aggravated sexual battery, and sexual battery.
§ 18.2-67.5:1. Punishment upon conviction of third misdemeanor offense.
§ 18.2-67.5:2. Punishment upon conviction of certain subsequent felony sexual assault.
§ 18.2-67.5:3. Punishment upon conviction of certain subsequent violent felony sexual assault.
§ 18.2-67.6. Proof of physical resistance not required.
§ 18.2-67.7. Admission of evidence (Supreme Court Rule 2:412 derived from this section).
§ 18.2-67.8. Closed preliminary hearings.
§ 18.2-67.9. Testimony by child victims and witnesses using two-way closed-circuit television.
§ 18.2-67.10. General definitions.