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#1 Los Angeles Sexual Abuse Lawyer | Cyrus Tabibnia

LOS ANGELES SEXUAL ABUSE DEFENSE LAWYER

When facing accusations of sexual abuse, it is crucial to have a skilled and experienced defense lawyer by your side who can navigate the complexities of California law and protect your rights. At the Tabibnia Law Firm, Cyrus Tabibnia specializes in sexual abuse defense in Los Angeles, CA, and is committed to providing aggressive legal representation tailored to the unique circumstances of each case. With an in-depth understanding of the latest California laws, he strives to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.

LEGAL DEFINITION OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN CALIFORNIA

In California, sexual abuse encompasses a wide range of offenses and is defined as engaging in non-consensual sexual acts or conduct involving another person. Some key offenses that fall under the category of sexual abuse include:

1) SEXUAL ASSAULT

Calfornia Penal Code 243.4 Sexual assault involves non-consensual sexual acts, including rape, forced oral copulation, or digital penetration. It refers to any unwanted sexual contact accomplished through force, threats, coercion, or without the victim’s consent.

  • Penal Code 261Rape
  • Penal Code 262 – Spousal Rape
  • Penal Code 264.1 – Rape in Concert with Another Person
  • Penal Code 286 – Sodomy
  • Penal Code 288a – Oral Copulation
  • Penal Code 289 – Sexual Penetration by Force

2) STATUTORY RAPE:

Calfornia Penal Code 261.5 – Statutory rape occurs when an individual engages in sexual intercourse with a minor (someone under the age of 18) who is not their spouse, even if the minor consents to the act. California law recognizes that minors cannot legally give consent due to their age and vulnerability.

3) CHILD MOLESTATION:

Calfornia Penal Code 647.6 – Child molestation involves engaging in sexual acts with a child or causing a child to engage in sexual acts. It encompasses a wide range of abusive behaviors, including indecent exposure, lewd acts, sexual exploitation, or any form of sexual contact with a minor.

  • Penal Code 288Lewd Acts with a Minor
  • Penal Code 288.5 – Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child
  • Penal Code 288a – Oral Copulation with a Minor
  • Penal Code 289 – Sexual Penetration by Foreign Object with a Minor

4) SEXUAL BATTERY

California Penal Code 243.4 – Sexual battery refers to the non-consensual touching of an intimate body part for the purpose of sexual arousal, gratification, or abuse. It involves unwanted and offensive sexual contact without the person’s consent, often committed through force, coercion, or without their knowledge.

5) INDECENT EXPOSURE

California Penal Code 314 – Indecent exposure occurs when a person willfully exposes their genitals in a public place or in the presence of another person who may be offended or annoyed by the act. It involves intentionally exposing one’s private parts for sexual gratification or lewd purposes.

6) REVENGE PORN

California Penal Code 647(j)(4) – Revenge porn refers to the non-consensual sharing or distribution of intimate or explicit images or videos of another person without their consent. It involves using explicit material to harass, embarrass, or harm the individual depicted.

7) SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR

California Penal Code 311.3, offense involves using a minor for sexual purposes, such as:

It includes any act that involves the exploitation, coercion, or abuse of a minor for sexual purposes.
Please note that these penal code sections are subject to change or amendment. For precise and up-to-date information, it is advisable to consult with an attorney specializing in sexual abuse cases.

WHAT ELEMENTS ARE NECESSARY FOR A CONVICTION IN A SEXUAL ASSAULT TRIAL?

To secure a conviction for sexual abuse in California, the prosecution must establish specific elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. These elements typically include:

  • Lack of Consent: Consent plays a pivotal role in sexual abuse cases. The prosecution must demonstrate that the alleged act was performed without the consent of the victim. Consent must be given voluntarily, without coercion or force.
  • Actus Reus: The prosecution must establish that the accused committed an intentional and voluntary act, which can include physical acts, verbal threats, or any form of non-consensual sexual contact.
  • Mental State: The prosecution must prove that the defendant had the required mental state, such as intent or knowledge, to commit the sexual abuse offense.
  • Age and Capacity: In cases involving minors, the age and capacity of the alleged victim are significant factors. The law recognizes that minors may be unable to provide legal consent due to their age and vulnerability.

WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR SEXUAL ABUSE CRIME IN CALIFORNIA?

Sexual abuse crimes carry severe penalties in California, and the severity of the punishment depends on various factors, including the nature of the offense, the age of the victim, the presence of aggravating factors, and the defendant’s criminal history. Potential penalties may include:

  • Lengthy Prison Sentences: Convictions for sexual abuse crimes can result in significant prison terms, ranging from several years to life in prison, particularly for offenses involving violence or repeated offenses.
  • Sex Offender Registration: Individuals convicted of sexual abuse crimes are typically required to register as sex offenders, subjecting them to public notification and strict reporting requirements.
  • Substantial Fines and Restitution: The court may impose substantial fines and restitution to compensate the victim for any physical, emotional, or financial harm suffered as a result of the sexual abuse.
  • Mandatory Counseling or Therapy Programs: As part of the sentencing, the court may require the defendant to undergo mandatory counseling or therapy programs aimed at addressing issues such as sexual deviance or anger management.
  • Probation or Parole Supervision: In some cases, the court may impose probation or parole supervision, subjecting the defendant to strict conditions and regular monitoring.

DEFENSES TO BEAT SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGE CALIFORNIA

As an experienced and thorough criminal defense attorney Los Angeles, Cyrus Tabibnia employs a range of strategies to protect his clients’ rights and vigorously challenge the allegations against them. Some common defense strategies in sexual abuse cases include:

  • Consent Defense: Establishing that the sexual act was consensual and based on mutual agreement. This defense strategy may involve examining the nature of the relationship between the parties involved and questioning the credibility of the alleged victim’s claims.
  • False Accusations: Uncovering evidence that the allegations are fabricated, motivated by personal vendettas, influenced by external factors, or based on mistaken identity.
  • Lack of Evidence: Challenging the prosecution’s case by questioning the credibility or reliability of the evidence presented, including witness testimony, forensic evidence, or inconsistencies in the accuser’s statements.
  • Violations of Constitutional Rights: Examining whether the defendant’s constitutional rights were violated during the investigation, arrest, or trial. This includes assessing whether law enforcement conducted an unlawful search and seizure or failed to provide Miranda warnings.

IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES

If you are not a citizen of the United States, a conviction for sex abuse may have negative consequences for your immigration status. Contact an immigration attorney for further guidance. The Tabibnia Law Firm can also refer you to an excellent immigration lawyer if you require one.

SEXUAL ABUSE DEFENSE LAWYER LOS ANGELES – CYRUS TABIBNIA CAN HELP

At Tabibnia Law Firm, Cyrus Tabibnia understands the profound impact that sexual abuse allegations can have on your personal and professional life. As a sex crime defense attorney, he possesses a deep knowledge of California law and is dedicated to crafting a strong defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances. He will vigorously challenge the allegations against you, protect your rights, and strive to achieve the best possible outcome. If you are facing sexual abuse charges in Los Angeles, CA, or the surrounding areas, contact him today for a confidential consultation. Take the first step towards protecting your future and securing the aggressive legal defense you deserve.

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6 February 2024
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14 December 2023
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19 November 2023
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14 November 2023
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Alexandra Sophia Marsalis
14 November 2023
Dedicated Attorney I have had the privilege of knowing attorney Cyrus Tabibnia since 2010, when he used to be a dedicated Board member at our local Bar Association in Los Angeles. He has always been respected by his colleagues for his legal contribution to the members of the Bar Association. While interacting with him professionally, I have found him to be a man of integrity, a competent counsel and zealous advocate for his clients in a variety of civil and criminal cases. Despite his busy professional schedule, Cyrus adheres to his family values and keeps his precious friendship with the rest of us. I am honored to call Cyrus a colleague and endorse him for the services that he offers to the public.
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14 November 2023
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10 November 2023

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