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If you were charged with rape in Tennessee, you should retain strong legal defense as soon as possible. Individuals charged with sex crimes in this state are aggressively prosecuted and, if convicted, severely punished. If are facing a rape charge, it could result in a felony conviction, tens of thousands of dollars in fines, decades in prison, and mandatory registration in the national sex offender registry.

At Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A., our Memphis rape attorney is highly skilled in this complex area of law. With over 35 years of experience fighting for clients charged sex crimes, we have a long track record of success and an in-depth understanding of Tennessee rape laws. Our legal team can guide you throughout every stage of the criminal process as we fight for your rights and best interests.

Call Claiborne Ferguson Law Firm, P.A. today at (901) 878-5434 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with our Memphis rape attorney.

Uniquely Positioned for Success

Attorney Claiborne Ferguson is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy, meaning he is more than capable of handling all aspects of your case. He also has a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, which is the highest possible rating. He has won numerous awards for his legal proficiency, and he knows what it takes to succeed. No matter how difficult your problem may seem, we have the experience and skills required to help you resolve it. You can count on us for the aggressive and effective representation you deserve.

Depending on your specific case, you may be charged with any of the following:

  • Class E felony. Common offenses include statutory rape and sexual battery. If convicted, you face up to $3,000 in fines and 1 to 6 years in prison.
  • Class D felony. A common offense is aggravated statutory rape. If convicted, you face up to $5,000 in fines and 2 to 12 years in prison.
  • Class C felony. Common offenses include sexual battery by an authority figure and statutory rape by an authority figure. If convicted, you face up to $10,000 in fines and 3 to 15 years in prison.
  • Class B felony. Common offenses include aggravated sexual battery and rape. If convicted, you face up to $25,000 in fines and 8 to 30 years in prison.
  • Class A felony. Common offenses include rape of a child and aggravated rape. If convicted, you face up to $50,000 in fines and 15 to 60 years in prison.

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Your charges may be elevated if there were certain factors involved in your case. For instance, if you used a weapon, if the defendant was below a certain age, or if the defendant is mentally or physically incapacitated, you may face elevated charges and harsher penalties. It is best to consult with a knowledgeable rape attorney in Memphis to determine your next best steps for moving forward. Call us at (901) 878-5434 and learn more about how we can assist you.

Why Hire Our Firm

  • Certified as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy
  • 2013-2017 Avvo Clients' Choice Award for Criminal Defense
  • Our Lead Attorney has a 10.0 "Superb" Avvo Rating
  • Rated as Top Attorneys for Criminal Defense
  • Over 35 years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • Extensive Training in Medical Science & Technology

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