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The effects of sexual offence allegations
26 May 2021

Sexual offence allegations can have a catastrophic impact on all aspects of your life. False allegations can destroy your relationships with family and friends, cost you your job and affect your career forever. It can have a detrimental effect on your mental health and physical well-being and it can destroy your reputation with everyone you know. Police investigations can be highly invasive and distressing and all aspects of your life will be under scrutiny. This can be a highly embarrassing and traumatising situation to find yourself in and it is vital that you have the right sexual offence solicitor working with you to help you prove your innocence. Sexual offence allegations are highly sensitive and may be prosecuted very vigorously depending on the nature of the allegation, therefore specialist advice from your sexual offence solicitor from the outset is pivotal to achieving a positive end result.

What are sexual offences?

Sexual offences are extremely serious as they come with legal ramifications such as joining the sex offenders’ register, and have a detrimental impact on your career, family, reputation and life in general. Sexual offences include rape, assault by penetration, sexual assault and sexual activity without consent. Other sexual offences include those carried out against children, as well as those abusing positions of trust and authority. These are highly sensitive issues, allegations of which are extremely damaging, and it is vital that they are dealt with by a sexual offence solicitor, who has the knowledge and expertise to deal with these issues correctly. Speak to us at ABV Solicitors today so we can provide you with the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to support you, protect your rights and ably defend you against the allegations.

Why do I need a sexual offence solicitor?

A sexual offence solicitor has the necessary knowledge, skills and experience required to provide you with professional advice, and will work to protect your rights as well as defending you against the allegations. It is important that you seek advice at the earliest possible juncture to ensure that the chances of a positive outcome are more likely. The shock of being arrested or called in for questioning and the complications of the situation can lead to confusion and panic. This may have a detrimental effect on your defence from the outset. Contact our team at ABV Solicitors immediately. They will be able to buy you time to calm your nerves and gather your thoughts properly. The prosecution will be hoping that you make an error under pressure, this can be avoided by allowing your solicitor to speak on your behalf, as we are aware of all the tactics and procedures police may use in such allegations. You can fully discuss your situation with your solicitor and rest assured that we always have your best interests at heart. We will protect your rights, preventing any further complication to your defence and we will always strive for the most favourable outcome for your case. Contact us at ABV Solicitors today, we are here to help you 24 hours a day.

The impact of sexual offence allegations

The importance of a sexual offence solicitor