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Anchorage Rape Defense Lawyer

Have you been accused of rape or sexual assault in Anchorage? With rape charges often being a case of "he said she said," you need an aggressive Anchorage criminal defense attorney fighting to defend your rights against the harsh criminal justice system. When you face the possibility of a felony conviction and years behind bars, you simply cannot afford to forgo a strong defense.

When looking for the best defense representation you can find, choose the Law Offices of Steve M. Wells to work with a defense attorney with a long track record of success!

Why hire Attorney Steve M. Wells?

  • Practices state and federal criminal defense
  • Nearly 20 years of experience
  • Included in the 2014 list of Alaska's Super Lawyers®
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Offers free, initial case evaluations

Dedicated to defending the criminally accused, Attorney Wells is a founding president of the Alaska Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a nationwide presenter for continuing legal education seminars for other defense attorneys.

Sexual Assault Defined

In Alaska, sexual assault in the first degree is covered under Sec. 11.41.410. Under this section, an offender is guilty of sexual assault in the first degree when:

  • The offender engages in nonconsensual sexual penetration.
  • The offender attempts to engage in nonconsensual sexual penetration and causes serious physical injury to that person.
  • The offender engages in sexual penetration with another person, who is mentally incapable; in the offender's care, by authority of law; in a facility or program that is licensed by the state; or unaware that the sexual act is being committed and the offender is a healthcare worker.

Sexual assault in the first degree is an unclassified felony and is punishable under AS 12.55. Under AS 12.55, sexual assault in the first degree against a victim age 13 years or older is punishable by 20 to 30 years for a first felony conviction.

Don't risk your future. Contact a criminal defense lawyer now!

When a first time rape offense can send you to prison for up to 30 years, you cannot afford to hire an overburdened public defender or an inexperienced defense attorney. In the face of rape charges, contact the Law Offices of Steve M. Wells right away.

With a long track record of success fighting the most serious felony charges and federal offenses, Attorney Wells is well-qualified to defend you against sexual assault charges!

Protect your rights. Contact the Anchorage criminal defense firm for a free consultation!

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