As the most serious of the Sexual Offences, Rape is punishable with life imprisonment. The most critical factor in Rape cases is the question of consent. This can be an incredibly complex area of law requiring detailed legal knowledge.
Indecent images offences covers both the making of indecent images for the purposes of distribution and the possession of indecent images. Offences of this type often require expert evidence to determine what grading the indecent images should be given, how they came about and for what purpose.
Historic Sex Crimes
Recently there has been a huge rise in the number of Historic Sex cases, attracting high levels of publicity. Due to this there has been a greater call to investigate sexual offences which occurred many years ago. These cases can be incredibly emotional and difficult to investigate as a result of the time lapse.
It can be incredibly difficult to face an allegation of a sexual nature. The effects can be life altering, with consequences on your personal and professional life and those of the people around you.