Sexual Battery The Right Attorney Makes All The Difference

Virginia Beach Sexual Battery Attorney

Get Help from The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller!

Virginia law will charge a person with sexual battery if there is evidence that proves the accused inappropriately made contact with the victim. The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller has a top-rated criminal defense attorney whose mission is to ensure his clients are protected by the laws.

Because the magnitude of a sex crime can have many different interpretations, someone may have misconstrued the action as a sexual advance. You must seek legal counsel right away from a Virginia Beach sexual battery attorney. We can make sense of the situation and find a route for your defense.

Sexual Battery Laws in VA

According to Virginia Code §18.2-67.4, sexual battery is a misdemeanor. If convicted, one could face consequences could include jail time for up to 12 months, a maximum $2, 500 fine, financial restitution to be paid to the victim, and a negative reputation.

Prosecutors must prove that all of the elements as stated in the statute apply to the case before they can secure a conviction. They must be persuasive and demonstrate that the evidence clearly shows sexual battery occurred.

Sexual battery might involve the following elements:

  • Intentionally touching another person’s private areas
  • Using threats, intimidation, or force on someone to commit sexual abuse
  • Forcing the victim to touch the one’s private body parts or of another person’s
  • Touching another the intention of arousing, sexually molest, or find sexual gratification
  • Touching another person against his or her will
  • Touching the clothing that covers another’s private parts

Other circumstances could make the sexual battery much more severe when there are aggravating circumstances. Keep in mind, also, that if convicted of a sex crime, one will be required to register as a sex offender.

Find Counsel from Daniel J. Miller

Because of the many complex factors involved in these types of cases, it is imperative that you seek legal support from a Virginia Beach sex crime lawyer. Attorney Dan has worked extensively across a wide variety of criminal cases, and he knows what to anticipate in a trial. You wanted to have an advocate who is on your side and works solely to defend your reputation.

Contact us now to request a confidential consultation. Call (757) 517-2942!

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  • Pre Litigation Defense – Rape Sex Crimes

    Our client was the respondent of a protective order wherein the petitioner alleged that she was raped. She sought a two-year protective order and was seeking to have detectives assist in securing warrants against him. We suspect that the admissions made on cross-examination by the alleged victim at the hearing will prevent the Commonwealth from bringing any charges.

  • Aiding Prostitution and Maintaining a Bawdy House Sex Crimes

    Our client was arrested during a sting operation of a massage parlor. The evidence showed our client frequenting this location and bringing out the trash multiple times. We were able to prove that our client had no known association with the owners or any ownership interest but was merely a friend of the manager. Charges were dismissed.

  • Lesser Charge on Appeal Sexual Battery

    Our client was charged with sexual battery when the victim, a passenger in our client's vehicle, alleged that our client had touched her private region against her will.

  • Case Dismissed Statutory Rape

    Our client was charged with several counts of statutory rape and was facing life in prison.

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