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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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Adam J Katz PA

5571 North University Drive Suite 204, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 757-8012
Adolfo A Podrecca Attorney

20530 South West 50th Place, Southwest Ranches, FL

(954) 434-4707
American Research Bureau

218 Commercial Boulevard Suite 201O, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL

(954) 491-7870
BALLIRO GALASSO & LESKOVICH Limited Liability Company

12 South East 7th Street Suite 603, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 463-9884
Barbara J Krasnove P A

5497 Wiles Road Suite 206, Coconut Creek, FL

(954) 969-7600
Bristol & Nowack Attorneys At Law

15124 South West 36th Street, Davie, FL

(954) 349-2265
Bucci Law Offices

2600 North Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 563-2307
Chandler Law Firm

708 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL

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City Planned Communities

5500 North West 69th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL

(954) 572-2112
DELL AND SCHAEFER PA

3300 North University Drive, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 200-6990
Dean H Freeman

201 North State Road 7, Margate, FL

(954) 753-2008
Dennis M Campbell atty

799 South East 1st Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL

(305) 377-0700
Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyers - Ftlauderdaledefense.com

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

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GOLDMAN DASZKAL CUTLER BOLTON & KIRBY

1630 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, FL

(954) 428-9333
Gary L Moyer PA

10300 North West 11th Mnr, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 753-0380
Hursey Michael PA

5220 South University Drive Suite 110, Davie, FL

(954) 252-7458
Kaba Benzing America

3015 North Commerce Parkway, Miramar, FL

(954) 430-1366
Kaplan & Singhal, P.A.

1323 SE 4th AVe., Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 527-0035  |  Send Email

Kenneth Hassett

6099 Stirling Road, Davie, FL

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LAWRENCE S TOLCHINSKY

2100 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard, Hallandale Beach, FL

(954) 458-8655
Law Offices Of Angela Dawson

4200 North West 16th Street Suite 612, Lauderhill, FL

(954) 739-4999
Law Offices Of Gomez

715 North Federal Hwy, Hollywood, FL

(954) 922-2000
Michael B. Manes, P.A.
Plantation, FL

(866) 508-8549


Law Offices Of Jamie Alvarez

10071 Pines Boulevard Suite A, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 499-9055
Law Offices Of Sheriff Robbins Smith & Associates Pa

2561 South West 117th Ln, Miramar, FL

(954) 392-3735
Lee C Travelstead

221 Commercial Boulevard, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL

(954) 772-1400
Margaret A A PA

3500 North State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

(954) 735-5341
Martin Lister & Alvarez Hlh

2893 Executive Park Drive Suite 204, Weston, FL

(305) 362-6222
Martin S Rothkopf PA

4953 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL

(954) 971-7776
Office A Law Marlene Armstrong

1000 East Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL

(954) 783-3040
Offices M Law Of Carim Neff PA

11110 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise, FL

(954) 478-9048
Pines Ticket Defense Limited Liability Company

235 North University Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL

(954) 961-6767
Ping Zee

751 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 509-0100
Portley & Sullivan

2211 North East 36th Street Suite 204, Lighthouse Point, FL

(954) 781-7600  |  Send Email
Ralph S. Behr, Esq., P.A.

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

954-761-3444  |  Send Email

Richard A Sherman

1777 South Andrews Avenue Suite 302, Fort Lauderdale, FL

(954) 525-5885
Richard H Simonson And Olson Christian J PA

2800 West Oakland Park Boulevard Suite 301, Oakland Park, FL

(954) 485-8584
Robert Malove, Law Offices of

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

(954) 745-5840  |  

Russell D Bernstein PA

3300 North University Drive, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 421-0030
Selzer Jeffery Seth

2550 North East 15th Avenue, Wilton Manors, FL

(954) 567-4444
Shendell & Associates PA

3650 North Federal Hwy, Lighthouse Point, FL

(954) 781-3748
Smith Law Group

6871 North West 70th Place, Parkland, FL

(954) 510-7599
Stuart S Rosenthal

2600 North East 14th Street Cswy, Pompano Beach, FL

(954) 784-9200
The Ticket Cricket

1001 North Federal Hwy Suite 106, Hallandale Beach, FL

(954) 454-5844
Wallberg & Renzy PA

10100 West Sample Road Suite 306, Coral Springs, FL

(954) 757-1212
Wills com Incopororated

242 South Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL

(954) 421-7575
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