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Douglas County Lawyer for Clients Accused of Sexual Violence

Allegations of sexual assault are among the most serious an individual can face. It can ruin a person's reputation, limit their employability, destroy existing relationships with family and friends, and lead to imprisonment and registration as a sexual predator. 

Fighting an assault or rape charge is a task for only the most adept criminal defense lawyers. Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. Attorney Tom Olsen is a Former Assistant State Attorney General and Assistant Omaha City Prosecutor with three decades of trial experience. As Nebraska's premier defense attorney, he has helped thousands of clients from across the country achieve favorable outcomes. This includes dismissed charges and reduced sentences through effective negotiations with prosecutors. With your future on the line, he is the lawyer to have by your side.

Sexual Assault Charges in Nebraska

In Nebraska, the age of sexual consent is 16. Penalties for these misdemeanor or felony charges depend on the type of offense and the age of the alleged suspect and victim. In addition to these penalties, a conviction subjects an individual to mandatory sexual offender registration:

1st Degree Sexual Assault: Includes without consent, or in which the assailant knew or should have recognized a mental or physical disability, or with a victim age 12-15 and a perpetrator 19 years or older. Charged as a Class II felony, punishable between 1-50 years in prison for a first offense, a minimum of 25 years for a repeat offense.

2nd Degree Sexual Assault: Includes sexual contact with serious personal injury without consent or if the perpetrator ignored a mental or physical disability. Charged as a Class IIA felony, with up to four years' incarceration, two years' post-release supervision, and $25,000 fine.

3rd Degree Sexual Assault: Sexual contact without consent or ignoring a physical or mental disability, which did not result in serious personal injury. Charged as a Class I misdemeanor, with up to six months in prison and fine of $1,000.

No matter which allegation you face, Attorney Tom Olsen is prepared to enact an aggressive defense. He understands the frightening nature of these charges, and from your first meeting with him, you will see his diligent approach and dedication to his clients.

False Allegations of Assault

If you stand falsely accused of sexual assault, you may feel helpless right now, but the law is on your side. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty. When you enlist help from Olsen Law Offices P.C., L.L.O., you will have the benefit of an elite-level defense team that will fight for your complete vindication. Attorney Tom Olsen will serve as your dedicated advocate throughout the legal process and pursue justice for you, including charges against your accuser for false reporting of a crime.

Contact a Lancaster County Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been accused of sexual assault, it is imperative you call Olsen Law Offices P.C., L.L.O. immediately. The severity of the consequences from a conviction cannot be overstated. Attorney Tom Olsen is ready to sit down with you to discuss how to best proceed with your case. For a free consultation, contact a Lincoln sexual assault attorney at 402-598-5789. We also serve clients in Aurora, Buffalo County, Dawson County, Grand Island, Hall County, Hamilton County, Kearney, Lexington, Lincoln County, North Platte, Papillion, Sarpy County, Seward, York, and York County.

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