The Consequences of a Felony Sexual Assault (Rape) Conviction

Felony sexual assault, otherwise known as rape, is a serious criminal charge in the state of Wisconsin. As such, our team at Kohler Hart Powell, SC knows that those facing these charges are likely worried about the serious penalties that they could face if convicted of this crime. Fortunately, though, with the help of an experienced defense attorney, many people are able to avoid the most severe penalties or are even able to avoid being convicted and penalized altogether.

Penalties for Conviction of Felony Sexual Assault

Convictions of felony sexual assault or rape can mean harsh consequences for the person convicted. The penalties can vary, based on factors like previous offenses and the level of damage done to a person. For instance, if a person was formerly convicted of a sex crime, then he or she is likely to see a 5-year jail sentence at the minimum, if convicted for the present charges. Additionally, you might face:

  • Other prison time sentences, sometimes a life sentence
  • Registration as a sex offender
  • Loss of parole privileges
  • Lifetime supervision
  • Fines in the thousands of dollars

All of these penalties are possible if you are convicted of felony sexual assault in Wisconsin, making it critical to have a skilled defense attorney on your side.

Contact a Felony Sexual Assault Attorney in Wisconsin

If you or someone you know has been charged with felony sexual assault and needs help mounting a legal defense, the attorneys of Kohler Hart Powell, SC can help. With our years of experience fighting for the rights and freedoms of people facing these charges, we know what it takes to get charges reduced and people acquitted. Call us at (414) 271-9595 today to find out how we can help you.