Rape Charges

Rape charges have the potential to destroy your reputation from the moment allegations surface. It is crucial to be proactive when it comes to seeking out legal counsel that can help control the damage and help protect your interests. Before the public or the prosecution comes to any conclusions, make sure your side of the story is heard.

If you are facing rape charges, The Martinez Firm, is ready to protect your rights and your reputation. Please contact our Cleveland office online or by phone at 216-875-5555 or toll-free at 877-OVI-OHIO, to speak with one of our attorneys.

Ohio Rape Defense Attorneys

Our firm is committed to conducting a comprehensive investigation under the leadership of our criminal defense attorneys, who have more than a decade of experience handling sex crime cases. Whether you have been accused of date rape or statutory rape, we will look into the circumstances surrounding the incident and the evidence that has been gathered to substantiate the claim. Sometimes, there are problems with how the scientific and medical evidence is interpreted, and we will employ objective experts, when needed, to evaluate these findings.

We will conduct a thorough investigation into the personal background of your accuser in order to test the credibility of their allegations. The firm often utilizes the assistance of an experienced investigator to assist in a complete investigation from the defense perspective. This investigation includes interviewing witnesses, obtaining witness statements, and conducting background checks.

We will carefully listen to your version of the events to uncover inconsistencies in the prosecution’s theory as well as potential defenses at trial. After representing many clients charged with sexual offenses, we are familiar with how to handle cases of false accusation in which the complainant has an ulterior motive, such as gaining the upper hand in a custody battle or protecting their own image

The penalties that come with a rape charge conviction are severe, including potential long prison terms and mandatory sex offender registration. We have experience obtaining acquittals at trial as well as negotiating acceptable plea agreements, reductions in sentences, and alternatives to incarceration, such as treatment.

Helping You When You Need Help the Most

If you need help defending a rape charge, we are here to help you, not judge you. Please contact our office by phone at 216-875-5555 or toll-free at 877-OVI-OHIO. We have a 24-hour answering service so that you can reach us at all times.