Here at Lawtons Solicitors we are committed to ensuring the very best outcome for you.

If you face investigation or charges concerning sexual abuse, you need a specialist team defending you. Lawtons Solicitors has a dedicated team specialising in sexual abuse cases, who understand the intricacies of this area of law, and are therefore ideally placed to help defend you.

 

Sexual Abuse & The Law

According to the law, sexual abuse can take a number of forms but is generally when someone is considered to be in a position of trust, power or authority, and then intentionally takes advantage of another to involve them in sexual activity.

Whilst every case will be treated differently, sexual abuse cases are often cited when the people involved know each other, whether it is a family member or someone in the community. Other sexual abuse scenarios can include:

If there is sufficient evidence and a realistic prospect of conviction, together with adequate public interest, then the case will be prosecuted and will often be referred to the Crown Court to be dealt with.

The outcome and sentence will depend very much on the facts of the individual case, but may be influenced by certain issues, including if children were involved, their age, and the position of trust held by the accused.

 

Accused of Sexual Abuse?

By the sheer nature of sexual abuse cases, they are likely to attract high profile attention. For this reason, and to ensure a positive outcome, we recommend you seek specialist legal advice as soon as possible.

Lawtons Solicitors is on hand to provide necessary guidance and assist you in achieving the best possible outcome, without any distractions interfering with your case.

 

Contact Us

For more information on legal proceedings surrounding sexual abuse, or to discuss an individual case in complete confidence, please call 0333 202 0972 or email web@lawtonslaw.co.uk

 

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