If you have been sexually attacked, the state should file a criminal case against your abuser. You, however, still have the right to file a civil suit to receive compensation for the pain, suffering and medical expenses you incurred. Our attorneys at the Lanier Law Group, P.A. want to help you get everything you may deserve.
Sexual assault is a range of sexual crimes in North Carolina. At Lanier Law Group, P.A. we know that accusing your abuser may be traumatic, but we are prepared to help you through this difficult time and to make sure that justice is done. Below are the types of sexual abuse that constitute sexual assault under North Carolina law:
First-degree rape: A person commits first-degree rape if the person engages in vaginal intercourse:
Second-degree rape: A person is guilty of second-degree rape if the person engages in vaginal intercourse:
First-degree sexual offense: A person is guilty of a first-degree sexual offense if the person engages in any sexual act:
Second-degree sexual offense: A person is guilty of a second-degree sexual offense if the person engages in any sexual act:
Sexual battery: A person is guilty of sexual battery if the person, for the purpose of sexual arousal, sexual gratification or sexual abuse, engages in sexual contact with another person:
Sexual offenses for which consent is no defense: Regardless of whether the victim consented, a person is guilty of a felony if:
If you are sexually abused in Burlington, Asheville, Winston-Salem or anywhere in North Carolina, you are not alone. Lanier Law Group, P.A. is here to fight for you. Our lawyers have been helping victims of sexual abuse in North Carolina for decades. We take steps to ensure you feel safe and secure with us.
Lanier Law Group, P.A. provides aggressive counsel to anyone who has been sexually abused or assaulted in North Carolina. To schedule a free initial consultation, call us at 855-234-7619 or contact us online. We have 11 offices conveniently located in Burlington, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Charlotte, Wilmington, Asheville, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville and Jamestown. You owe us nothing unless you win a judgment or settlement.
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