Date Rape Charges Are Frequently Brought Improperly

Aggressive Criminal Defense Representation Is Essential

Allegations of sexual misconduct that arise out of a social setting (often referred to as "date rape") have the potential to change the lives of the accused forever. In addition to the substantial jail time that those convicted of rape or criminal sexual assault face, there are other severe consequences, including registration with the Illinois Sex Offender Database.

Ensuring that individuals accused of these serious crimes not only have the highest quality representation but also the greatest chance of a favorable outcome is the goal of the lawyers at Sheppard Law Firm, P.C. Attorneys Barry D. Sheppard and Adam J. Sheppard believe that every client is innocent until proven guilty and should have every opportunity to defend his or her innocence. The firm combines superior knowledge of criminal law and significant trial experience to help clients defend against even the most serious allegations.

Even being accused of date rape or other sexual misconduct can negatively affect clients' lives, especially when they are students or professionals. Call 312-443-1233 for to discuss the details of your case.

Protecting Your Reputation And Your Freedom

The firm's attorneys have handled high-profile cases involving alleged date rape and understand the complexities of the charges and evidence in play. They have acquired exceptional skill in analyzing rape kits and know the limitations of even the most sophisticated DNA evidence. They have also handled cases involving false accusations and situations in which the alleged victim recants during legal proceedings or post-conviction.

At every stage of legal proceedings, the firm's clients know that they have the counsel of seasoned defenders and aggressive advocates who believe that all defendants deserve outstanding legal assistance.

Contact Sheppard Law Firm, P.C.

The lawyer you select to handle your criminal defense should understand the investment of time and financial resources that you are making. Contact Sheppard Law Firm, P.C., to discuss your defense needs with experienced and dedicated Chicago date rape defense attorneys. Call 312-443-1233 or use the online contact form to schedule an initial consultation.