About Gross Sexual Imposition Charges

Columbus Sex Crime Defense Lawyer

The charge of "gross sexual imposition" is a serious felony charge that is filed when certain elements of a case are deemed to be present. These include sexual touching of an individual who is unable to resist due to being under the influence of a drug or other intoxicant making them unable to resist; sexual touching of a person who is unable to resist due to age, or mental condition or other factor; when the victim of the action is under some type of anesthetic or drug administered in a medical situation and is touched sexually; as well as for cases in which the alleged victim is under 13 years of age. If it is determined by the prosecutor that any of these factors were present in the case, the charge of gross sexual imposition will be filed. This is a felony charge, with penalties imposed by Ohio law that includes long periods of time spent in state prison. It is crucial that you get legal representation from a Columbus sex crime defense lawyer at once.

Sex Crime Defense: Gross Sexual Imposition

At The Koffel Law Firm, the legal team has long experience in the defense of serious sex crime charges, and is knowledgeable in how to proceed with the defense in such cases. These are often complex situations, and in some cases the charges are completely false, or there are other circumstances involved that when exposed can reduce the damage to the client in the case.

As each case has its own specific evidence and circumstances, it is critical to get the situation reviewed and evaluated by the legal team at the firm. Any sexual crime is a dangerous situation for the individual accused, as if convicted, you will face the future as not only a convicted felon, but you will be required to register as a sex offender and have your photograph, address, name and the crime for which you were convicted available to any person who wants to look it up on the internet. These crimes are so dangerous that it is vital that you act quickly and enlist the assistance of The Koffel Law Firm to get to work on the defense before the case moves forward and makes it more difficult to defend.

Contact a Columbus Sex Crime Defense Lawyer if you have been charged with gross sexual imposition in Columbus or other area of Ohio (614) 675-4845.