If you have been accused of statutory rape, or any other type of underage sex offense, you need a strong legal defense.
Your attorney may be able to keep you out of jail, avoid mandatory registration as a sex offender or ensure you will qualify for future expungement of an offense that winds up on your criminal record.
Everyone makes some youthful mistakes, but only a select few wind up accused of a sex crime as a result.
Under Oregon’s statutory rape laws, even consensual sexual contact can be harshly punished.
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Under Oregon law, there is not actually a criminal offense called “statutory rape.” Rather, the term encompasses a variety of statutes that criminalize various types of sexual contact with a minor on the theory that those younger than 18 lack the legal capacity to consent to sexual encounters.
For example, rape in the third degree includes having sexual intercourse with another person who is under the age of 16, and is a Class C felony.
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Rape in the second degree includes sex with someone who is under 14 years old, and is a Class B felony.