Category: Rape

What is the difference between sexual assault and rape?

What is the difference between sexual assault and rape?

The legal definitions of sexual assault and rape vary depending on state laws. Some states do not even use those terms in their penal codes to classify sex-related crimes, opting for labels such as sexual misconduct and sexual battery instead. In Virginia and some other states, however, sexual assault serves […]

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Five years to life

Five years to life

A son’s tragedy… a mother’s story For the purposes of keeping the family anonymous, the mother in this article will be referred to as Mary and her son as Danny.   One of the worst fears a mother has is getting a frantic phone call from a child saying, “Mom, […]

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What Constitutes A Sex Crime In Virginia?

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The state of Virginia has very clear definitions on what constitutes a sex crime, with differing levels of severity for each type of sex crime.

Read below to learn some of the types of sex crimes you can be convicted for in Virginia, sex crimes penalties, and how those charged with a sexual offense can seek the help of a sex crimes lawyer.

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