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Lawyer in crimes of sexual violence. Lawyer under Art. 153 of the CCU

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Current Ukrainian legislation regulates punishment for crimes against human health and life. In this context, we are talking about sexual freedom and inviolability of the individual. Crimes of this category have certain features. Opening of criminal proceedings in cases of sexual violence, unlike other types of criminal acts, takes place on the basis of the statement of the injured party. If you or your loved ones need a lawyer under Article 153 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - sexual violence, the lawyers of our Prykhodko and Partners law office will be able to protect your interests.

Liability provided for in Article 153 of the Criminal Code

Liability for sexual violence depends on the criminal acts committed:

  • Part one. Performing acts of a sexual nature that were not accompanied by penetration into the body of another person.

What liability is provided? Imprisonment for up to 5 years.

  • Part two. Sexual violence, committed repeatedly, using an official position, relative to a close person, etc.

What liability is provided? Imprisonment for up to 7 years.

  • Part three. Committing criminal acts against a minor or a group of persons by prior conspiracy.

Фото: Lawyer in crimes of sexual violence. Lawyer under Art. 153 of the CCU

What liability is provided? Imprisonment for up to 7 years.

  • Part four. Actions committed against a person under the age of 14.

What liability is provided? Imprisonment for up to 10 years.

  • Part five. Criminal actions that led to serious consequences.

What liability is provided? Imprisonment for up to 15 years.

The basic features of criminal acts under Article 153 of the Criminal Code are: violent nature, lack of consent of the injured party, acts of a sexual nature.

Recently, amendments were made to Article 153 of the Criminal Code. This is related to the implementation of the provisions of the Istanbul Convention.

Assistance of professional lawyers under Article 153 of the Criminal Code

Charges for sexual assault crimes can result in lengthy prison terms. In addition, proving the criminality of actions under this article destroys the suspect's reputation. Agree, it is difficult enough to build a personal life or find a good job with the stigma of a rapist.

In some cases, accusations of sexual violence can be nothing more than an attempt to extort money and other actions qualified as fraud. Numerous falsifications of similar cases are known.

That is why it is very important to find a professional lawyer who will help you build an effective defense strategy. Lawyers Prykhodko and Partners have extensive practical experience in sexual violence cases.

Фото: Lawyer in crimes of sexual violence. Lawyer under Art. 153 of the CCU

Assistance of professional lawyers under Article 153 of the Criminal Code

Charges for sexual assault crimes can result in lengthy prison terms. In addition, proving the criminality of actions under this article destroys the suspect's reputation. Agree, it is difficult enough to build a personal life or find a good job with the stigma of a rapist.

In some cases, accusations of sexual violence can be nothing more than an attempt to extort money and other actions qualified as fraud. Numerous falsifications of similar cases are known.

That is why it is very important to find a professional lawyer who will help you build an effective defense strategy. Lawyers Prykhodko and Partners have extensive practical experience in sexual violence cases.

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