HAVE YOU BEEN ACCUSED OF:

Statutory Rape

Statutory Rape, sometimes called Sexual Assault on a Child or Minor, is a sexual act in which the victim is not of legal age to manifest consent to a sexual act. A conviciton on statutory rape or sexual assault on a child/minor can haunt you for a lifetime and has severe consequences, therefore it be defended against vigorously by top criminal lawyers.

What is important to note is even if a child or minor consents to sex or sex acts, it is nevertheless illegal to have sex with a person under the “age of consent”, the law regards the child or minor as not old enough to give consent to sex.

Furthermore, if the victim lies about his or her age and the defendant is not aware of their actual age, this is usually not a defense to the act of sex with a minor.

Statutory Rape accusations are rampant in our society today. There is currently a nationwide crackdown on perceived sexual predators spearheaded by the news media. These allegations can arise from a teenager angry with a step-parent, a student claiming an improper relationship with a teacher or a college age boy having sex with a high school age girlfriend.

A statutory rape conviction can follow you for the rest of your life. If convicted, you can face public lifetime sex offender registration and severe criminal penalties.

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DEFENSE FOR STATUTORY RAPE!

A trial involving statutory rape generally pits the word of the defendant against the word of the victim. Do not be tempted to plead guilty early in these cases. Instead, your lawyer should plan a strong defense that will overwhelm the prosecution.

Physical evidence may be available immediately after the alleged act. This evidence can be used in your defense if you obtain an effective defense team immediately.

Rape trials are often “he said, she said” contests in which principle evidence is the word of the victim. The outcome of rape cases depends in large part on the attorneys involved and should be fought aggressively to avoid lifetime sex offender registration and harsh prison sentences.

Criminal defense for statutory rape or sexual assault on a child or minor is different from other types of criminal cases and requires very specific techniques and experience by top lawyers. A successful defense team of lawyers often employ psychologists, medical experts, private investigators, all having expertise to use these tools in the most effective manner.

One defense strategy used by lawyers is to deny the alleged sexual act occurred in the first place or that the sexual act did not involve the defendant. DNA and other forensic evidence may be used to support this defense. Another strategy used by attorneys is to argue that the act was consensual. This requires skilled argumentation by your attorneys and may depend strongly on the use of psychologists, character witnesses and expert private investigation services.

LibertyBell Law Group was founded by a group of top criminal attorneys who have a track record of winning cases and the best pleas. Our attorneys grew frustrated with the fact that thousands of people still suffer life-altering consequences because they do not have the ability to mount an adequate defense.

Our lawyers teamed up to level the playing field. We hand-picked only the foremost attorneys in sex crimes defense. Our lawyers have extensive experience and an impressive track record of results in sensitive and highly challenging statutory rape and sexual assault cases.

Our top lawyers are legal veterans with all of the resources they need to get the best for you. We make our powerful legal defense force of the best lawyers available and affordable.

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You can now draw on the combined resources and expertise of a large number of top attorneys one goal — getting the best possible ending on your case. We stand ready to defend you both inside and outside the courtroom.

Early intervention is the key to our mutual success. Call us now at 855-LAW-PRO1 (855-529-7761) for a free consultation with a criminal lawyer.

Gina Tennen

Founder

At A Glance

  • Expert legal strategist.
  • Experienced in both prosecution and defense.
  • Relentless fighter for her clients with results to prove it.
  • Received the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers Award
  • Featured in Time Magazine’s “Leaders of Criminal Defense” in the 100 Most Influential People edition.

Executive Managing Attorney Gina Tennen is a renowned leading advocate of personal liberties. Her meticulous trial preparation and exceptional ability to pursue every possible defense has earned her the admiration of clients and respect from prosecutors, judges, and other criminal attorneys all over the nation.

Lawyer Tennen began her career as a Senior Law Clerk for one of the toughest District Attorney’s offices in the country where she gained remarkable experience in juvenile crimes, elder abuse, parole hearings, child abuse, sex and other serious crimes. Her experience at the District Attorney’s Office armed her knowledge and case strategy in exploiting the other side’s weaknesses for the client’s advantage and building a rock solid defense. Criminal attorney Tennen’s experience on both sides and brilliant maneuvering throughout is evidenced in her winning track record. In fact, even before earning her law degree, she was instrumental in getting excellent results on several criminal cases outshining her peers.

A consummate strategist and top criminal attorney, lawyer Tennen works tirelessly on many high profile criminal cases. She is known as a relentless fighter who never gives up on any case. Whether the case is hers or handled by another criminal defense attorney from LibertyBell Law Group, no matter how small the case may seem she asserts that every client deserves the right to the best legal representation.

It is her deep belief and what she has built her entire career and lifelong dedication to that there is always hope for every client and every avenue should be pursued regardless of the time and energy it takes. For criminal attorney, Gina Tennen, devoting the finest criminal defense for clients is a habit and talent that you must apply and do all the time.

You demand the best defense. Take hold of your life and speak to our defense attorneys by calling 855-LAW-PRO1 (855-529-7761) now.

Founder Gina Tennen and all the defense attorneys at LibertyBell Law Group uphold that when the bell rings, it rings for life and liberty for all.

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Diana Ivanova

Director of Client Affairs
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Diana Ivanova is an Associate at LibertyBell Law Group, who specializes in complex criminal matters in state and federal courts nationwide.

Ms. Ivanova’s aggressive defense of her clients’ freedoms and rights has earned her a reputation as both a zealous and successful criminal defense trial attorney in all criminal defense matters. She provides tenacious representation in both state and federal courts for those facing serious charges of sex crimes, federal violations, drug crimes, homicide, violence, white-collar crime, DUI and more. Ms. Ivanova has also successfully litigated some of the largest violence crimes in Los Angeles.

Even if an arrest has been made, Ms. Ivanova focuses on getting charges dropped before formal charging in court. It is important for a criminal defense professional to intervene early and aggressively, as she does.

Ms. Ivanova is a member of multiple legal associations. In addition to being a tough and fearless advocate in criminal defense cases, she genuinely cares about her clients and fights each case with unparalleled skill and determination to obtain the best possible outcome.

Call 855-LAW-PRO1 (855-529-7761) to speak to lawyer Ivanova now. You may also email her at info@LibertyBellLaw.com.

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    I hired Gina and her team for my son who was facing 10 years for something they said he did when he was 17 years old. Gina was like a lioness protecting her cub. She did not stop. She defied and ended the charges. We are so grateful to her and her team. They gave us our son. He recovered his life!
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    I hired this law firm in 2014 for my son who was facing 16 years in prison for a felony robbery. Lina Helou answered all our questions. I was extremely distraught regarding what my son was facing but Lina comforted me and told me that it would be okay. And thank goodness LibertyBell saved my son from going to jail and they were able to obtain only 3 years of probation. I could not have hired a better law firm for my son and if you want the best defense call LibertyBell Law Group. Thank God for this great group of lawyers.
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    My father had found this group though his company though his coworkers. I was assigned Gina Tennen and I cannot explain in just a review on how gratefull I am to be working with her. My case was an accusation of unlawful sex. This had looked extremely bad on my part since I was in a fraternity and she was in a sorority. During these times with Greek life, there are too many bad stigmas surrounding these organizations. Gina had believed in me and known that I was innocent and that these accusation just were not true. She took her time to review all of my evidence and proved my innocence. I 100% recommend this law group because they are willing to put in the work to help your situation.
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    When I first heard I was under a criminal investigation, I initially thought I would try and resolve this in the best way possible, without legal representation, as we were all interested in a "just" outcome. I quickly discovered that was not the case and contacted Gina at Liberty Bell. She clearly described the expectations and the choices available to me. She was always available to me, and when I called, if she couldn't talk with me at that time, she would quickly get back to me. Gina always kept me fully aware of how the case was proceeding. Her fee's were stipulated up front, as well as what those fees covered and what they did not.
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    Attorney Gina Tennen was on point from day one putting pressure on the sherrif's office to get things handled. With Child molestation accusatinos being thrown around Gina and Attorney Castro were great at keeping the pressure on and had no charges filled. The DCFS indications were appealed and we won with flying colors. Great service, great work, and will use again for all legal matters.
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