It’s a situation nobody ever imagines themselves in: being accused of sexual assault. But it happens daily in America. For nearly countless reasons, both men and women find themselves accused of taking things too far.
At Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C., in Madison, we represent people who have been accused of sexual assault, rape and other violent sexual crimes. We believe in our clients. At a time when many find their lives turned upside down, we provide the strength behind an effective criminal defense.
Sex crime cases are especially difficult to handle because of the sensitive nature of the testimony involved. Your lawyer must know how to properly interact with the witness in court. She must know how to ask the right questions, and how to be simultaneously respectful and protective of your rights.
At Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C., we use extensive experience to handle sensitive matters appropriately and effectively. We are a leading local law firm with a reputation for favorable results in violent criminal matters. That’s what makes us the right choice for representing people accused of sex crimes in Wisconsin.
We often tell our clients that, as an American, the Constitution protects your rights in criminal proceedings. Under the Sixth Amendment, you have the right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury. You also have the right to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusations against you. You also have the right to confront the witnesses against you. At Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C., we are dedicated to protecting your constitutional rights. We know the law, and we know how to use it to your advantage, fighting for your rights and freedom.
Nobody ever expects to find themselves accused of rape, but allegations happen for numerous reasons. From false accusations used to gain leverage in a divorce to a night of confusion at a college frat party, each situation is different.