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Is it rape because the girl said so? If the police in Broward County, FL, believe the girl who is claiming rape, why didn't they come to our door for his clothes or a DNA swab?

My 17 yr old son went to a graduation party in Broward County, FL, with all underage drinking. His ex girlfriend (also 17) was there. They ended up in the bathroom together because she fell and he wanted to check her head. She claims he raped her. She had the tightest jeans on and he had surgery on his right ring finger the day before. It is almost impossible. He was so drunk he just remembers checking her head and then throwing up. He denies any sexual activity at all. She did not call the police. Only when the police showed up for the noise did she report it. A rape kit and investigation was done.


Attorney's Response to Criminal Question from Broward County

At this stage, it is important for you to distinguish between the difference between an arrest and a prosecution. For the police to arrest someone, all that they need is "probable cause" that the suspect may have committed the crime. An alleged victim's sworn statement, combined with a rape kit, may be sufficient for the police to establish probable cause to arrest. On the other hand, the state must establish "guilt beyond a reasonable doubt" in order to convict -- a considerably higher burden of proof compared to "probable cause." Therefore, all of the evidence that you discuss, such as her jeans, his broken finger, the "he said/she said" stories, her failure to report, and potentially exculpatory DNA evidence, may serve to negate guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Nevertheless, rape is a serious allegation, and it is important that your son consult with and/or retains a criminal defense attorneyin Broward County, FL in the interest of formulating the best possible defense as this matter is investigated and/or prosecuted.


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ARTHUR A COHEN

9000 Sheridan Street, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 416-2561
Aaron A A E Lupkin PA

1975 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 767-9200
Anthony J Beisler

1001 North East 26th Street, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 565-1607
Attorneys Jo-Ann Hoffman & Associates PA

4403 West Tradewinds Avenue, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL

(954) 772-2644
Beck Joel PA

1152 North University Drive Suite 203, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 442-7600
Beighley & Myrick PA

1255 West Atlantic Boulevard Suite 314, Pompano Beach, FL

(954) 784-3298
Boone & Davis PA

2311 North Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 566-9919
Chandler Law Firm

708 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL

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Charles D Barnard PA

2370 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 358-2631
Chennault William Attorney

4500 South West 28th Street, West Park, FL

(954) 767-6002
City Planned Communities

5500 North West 69th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL

(954) 572-2112
Feinstein & Sorota PA

2250 Pembroke Falls Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 437-8855
Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyers - Ftlauderdaledefense.com

401 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1400, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Gomez & Schiller PA

7501 West Oakland Park Boulevard Suite 201, Tamarac, FL

(954) 746-4100
Hassett & Associates PA

6099 Stirling Road Suite 217, Davie, FL

(954) 760-9911
Hurley Rogner

1180 South West 36th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL

(954) 580-1500
J A Horowitz atty

450 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 468-1323
Jeffrey B Kahn PA

4855 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Coconut Creek, FL

(954) 428-3332
Joseph S Geller

1815 Griffin Road, Dania, FL

(954) 432-9933
Kaplan & Singhal, P.A.

1323 SE 4th AVe., Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 527-0035  |  Send Email

Kelley A Joseph

7797 North University Drive, Tamarac, FL

(954) 722-9900
Kenneth Hassett

6099 Stirling Road, Davie, FL

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Kenneth S Rubin

9900 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 755-3440
Michael B. Manes, P.A.
Plantation, FL

(866) 508-8549


Law Office Of Jordan Seeman The

8450 North West 31st Court, Sunrise, FL

(954) 476-1082
Law Offices Of Jamie Alvarez

10071 Pines Boulevard Suite A, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 499-9055
Law Offices Of Johathan Kane & Frantz Vital

6190 North West 11th Street, Sunrise, FL

(954) 641-1455  |  Send Email
Lee C Travelstead

221 Commercial Boulevard, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL

(954) 772-1400
Lehrman & Lehrman

1801 North Pine Island Road Suite 103, Plantation, FL

(954) 385-3330
Litigation Defense Group

4331 North Federal Hwy, Oakland Park, FL

(954) 489-7766
Loli Warren Barbara

2940 South West 30th Avenue Suite 1, Hallandale, FL

(954) 458-9992
Martin S Rothkopf PA

4953 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL

(954) 971-7776
Offices M Law Of Carim Neff PA

11110 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, FL

(954) 478-9048
Offices M Law Of Mark Carroll

1000 South Pine Island Road, Plantation, FL

(954) 370-3129
Pines Ticket Defense Limited Liability Company

235 North University Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 961-6767
RON L BAUM

100 South East 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 463-6789
Ralph S. Behr, Esq., P.A.

888 S.E. Third Ave., suite 400, Fort Lauderdale, FL

954-761-3444  |  Send Email

Robert A Skolnick

5541 North University Drive Suite 103, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 755-3600
Robert Malove, Law Offices of

One East Broward Boulevard, Suite 700, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 745-5840  |  

Sari T Addicott atty

900 North Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL

(954) 454-2605
Schnap & Associates

10191 West Sample Road Suite 210, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 825-0084
Steve E Bullock PA

8910 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL

(954) 450-0603
Steven F Samilow

2645 Executive Park Drive, Weston, FL

(954) 349-6555
The Ticket Cricket

1001 North Federal Hwy Suite 106, Hallandale Beach, FL

(954) 454-5844
Ticket Angel Traffic Defense

2031 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Oakland Park, FL

(954) 733-4300
Traffic Ticket Team

13766 West State Road 84, Davie, FL

(954) 473-4788
Unger & Kowitt

690 South State Road 7, Margate, FL

(954) 935-8100
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