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Rape Defense Attorneys in Virginia Beach

Defense Lawyers for Rape and Sexual Assault Charges

Accusations of rape are taken very seriously in the state of Virginia. One must act with urgency in securing an experienced defense attorney. Our legal team tirelessly fights to defend the rights of the accused in Virginia Beach. We are dedicated to protecting your criminal record, your reputation, and your freedom when facing rape charges.


If you have been charged with rape in Virginia Beach, call our legal team at (888) 490-0876 or contact us online today for a free consultation. We have the experience it takes to fight your charges.


What is Rape?

Under ยง 18.2-61, the commonwealth of Virginia defines rape as:

  • Sexual intercourse that occurs against one person's will, regardless of whether or not the victim was a spouse.
  • If any force, threats, or intimidation was used without consent, it will be considered rape.
  • A person will also be charged with rape if intercourse occurred with a child under the age of 13.

Dedicated to Representing You with a Solid Defense Strategy 

At McCormack & McCormack, we believe that everyone deserves legal protection, regardless of the circumstances under which they were charged with a crime. Whether you have been falsely accused or mistreated, our firm is here to help. We can provide you with the legal counsel you need for your case. If you have been charged with a sex crime, such as statutory rape, retain a Virginia Beach criminal defense attorney right away. Having skilled legal protection is crucial to ensuring that your rights are protected.

What are the Penalties for Rape in Virginia?

If convicted, the minimum penalty will include five years in a state correctional facility. An individual may also be forced to pay certain fines, depending on the final conviction. State laws may require individuals convicted of rape or statutory rape to register as sex offenders, as well.

Will I be required to register as a sex offender?

If you are convicted of a sex crime, you could face more than just jail time or fines. You could be forced to register as a sex offender, never escaping the label of your conviction

Your personal information could be made public, such as:

  • Your name
  • Your home address 
  • Details of the crime

The community you live in will be able to access this information, and some registries might even be posted in public places. For this reason, it is important that you enlist legal support that you can depend on. If are facing charges for a sex crime, be sure to contact a criminal defense lawyer from our firm as soon as possible. We are prepared to provide you with the aggressive defense that you deserve, regardless of the circumstances.

The Rape Defense Lawyers at McCormack & McCormack Work to have Your Charges Dropped or Greatly Reduced

If you need aggressive representation for your case, our criminal attorneys have the experience to help. We will work hard to ensure that your charges are dropped or help you to avoid registration by pleading to lesser offenses. When handling sex crime cases, we work closely with our clients to ensure that they are being treated fairly. We understand that the stigma of a sex offense can damage a person's reputation for the rest of their life. For this reason, we offer fair and honest legal representation for all of our clients, regardless of the charges they face.

Contact our office to schedule a free consultation or fill out an online case evaluation form right away.