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Sexual Intercourse with a Child Under 10

Sexual Intercourse with a Child Under 10 is a criminal charge you want to have the best representation for.

Our criminal lawyers know there is nothing worse than being accused of being a paedophile. The mere allegation has the potential to turn friends, family, and employers against you. For that reason, we don’t just see ourselves as fighting for you in court. We also fight to restore the damage done to your life and reputation from the unjust, untrue allegations against you. We stand by you during what is likely to be one of the hardest times of your life.

Our criminal lawyers beat Sexual intercourse with child under 10 charges by attacking the evidence of your accuser and other police witnesses. We call witnesses to talk about your good character and pick apart medical/DNA evidence or pointing to its absence.

Contact us if you are charged with Sexual intercourse with child under 10 to secure the best representation.

How do I beat a charge of Sexual intercourse with child under 10?

You will be found not guilty of the offence of Sexual intercourse with child under 10 if the police cannot prove beyond reasonable doubt:

  1. You had sexual intercourse with the victim; and
  2.  The victim was under the age of 10 years.

Sexual intercourse means sexual connection occasioned by the penetration to any extent of the genitalia of a female person. Or, the anus of any person by any part of the body of another person. It also includes any object manipulated by another person or sexual connection occasioned by the introduction of any part of the penis of a person into the mouth of another person, or cunnilingus.

Pleading Guilty to Sexual Intercourse with a Child Under 10

If you agree that you have committed the offence and the police are able to prove so, it is best to plead guilty. You will normally receive a discount on your sentence, and it will demonstrate remorse and contrition. One of our experienced solicitors can negotiate with prosecutors for you to plead guilty to less serious facts or even a less serious charge.

Sexual intercourse with child under 10 can occur in many ways of varying seriousness and as such there is a great diversity in sentences.

The offence of Sexual intercourse with child under 10 carries a maximum penalty of 25 years imprisonment in the District Court. This penalty is typically reserved for the worst offenders. Sexual intercourse with child under 10 is an extremely serious offence and has a standard non parole period. If you are charged with Sexual intercourse with child under 10, you should contact our office immediately.

You can read about all the sentencing options that a court has, including about not having a conviction recorded.

Why choose Australian Criminal Law Group?

Our criminal lawyers are experts at obtaining the best outcome possible for sex offences. For these offences, a good lawyer can be the difference between a conviction and no criminal record and freedom or jail.

To discuss your charge of Sexual intercourse with child under 10 call Australian Criminal Law Group at our Sydney, Parramatta, and Blacktown offices on (02) 8815 8167, email us at info@aclawgroup.com.au or make a website inquiry today.

Case Study

Mr Harb represented a man charged with six counts of having sexual intercourse with a child. The matter went to trial and the child was cross-examined extensively. Our client was found not guilty on all charges.

Case Study

Mr Correy represented a man charged with having sexual intercourse with a child under 10 years old. The allegation was historical from more than 30 years ago. The alleged victim was cross-examined extensively about the time period. It turned out many of her accusations could not possibly have occurred when she was that age because our client had been elsewhere at the time. Our client gave evidence and called evidence of his good character. The jury found our client not guilty.

Case Study

Mr Correy represented a man charged with a historical sexual assault of his 6-year-old daughter. After lengthy negotiations with the prosecutors that charge was withdrawn.

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