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Statutory Rape

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Massachusetts Statutory Rape Laws

In Massachusetts statutory rape is a horrible charge to be facing.  In most of these cases, the victim engages in sexual acts with the defendant under his or her free will.  However, in Massachusetts if the victim is under the age of 16, the victim is considered unable to consent to sexual encounters.  In order to prove that the defendant was guilty of statutory rape, the prosecutor needs to prove that the defendant engaged in sexual or unnatural sexual intercourse with a child under 16.

Massachusetts Statutory Rape Penalties

If the defendant is convicted of statutory rape, the defendant can face up to life in state prison.  If thee defendant is convicted of a second and subsequent offense of statutory rape, the defendant must serve at least 5 years in state prison.

Massachusetts Statutory Rape Lawyer

These are especially difficult cases when the defendant and the victim are close in age, but the victim is under the age of 16.  Just the fact of being charged with statutory rape can have devastating effects on you.  It is very important that you have an experienced defense attorney on your side. Attorney Chan and will create an aggressive defensive strategy for your case.

Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your statutory rape case. 


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