Charged with sexual assault in Las Vegas? (NRS 200.366)

A charge of sexual assault consists of engaging in sex with someone who is unwilling, or having sex with someone who either does not have the mental capacity to be able to say no, or is unconscious or otherwise unable to voice a protest. The penalties are extremely harsh, so you must consult with a Las Vegas sexual assault defense lawyer who specializes in sex crimes as soon as possible.

Sexual Assault Penalties in Nevada

Sexual assault is a category A felony in Las Vegas. If you are convicted, you will be required to register as a sex offender, with your name, photo and the crime posted all over the internet, for anyone to easily find. You cannot escape this, no matter what state you move to, and if you fail to register, you will be picked up and taken into custody. The penalties imposed will be based upon several factors, such as the age of the alleged victim, whether the victim suffered injuries (and how severe), and whether you have had any prior convictions.

  • If the victim is older than 16, you could face life in prison with possible parole after 15 years if there were no serious injuries.
  • If the victim is 14 or 15 years old, the sentence is life with possible parole after 25 years.
  • If the victim is 13 years old or less, the sentence is life with possible parole after 35 years.
  • If you are a repeat offender, the sentence does not allow for the possibility of parole.

Choose the Powerful Defense of De Castroverde Law Group

You are going to need the best legal assistance you can find in Las Vegas for a sexual assault charge. At De Castroverde Law Group, a Las Vegas sexual assault defense lawyer understands what’s at stake and aggressively defend our clients from the moment we take on a case, and through to the final verdict. Do not take chances with your life and your future. Contact us immediately to discuss your case, and what strategy could be employed to defend you.