Incest – Not Guilty at Trial

This is a case study on incest resulting in a not guilty verdict.
The client was charged with incest.

The allegations were that he had sexually penetrated his 8 year-old-daughter in the anus and the vagina while she was sleeping at his house on an access visit. The disclosure was not made until she was 10 years old.
The client pleaded not guilty to both charges. Kristina Kothrakis represented him at the Melbourne County Court.

The inconsistencies in the complainant’s account were highlighted, as were the perils of accepting the historic memories of children.
The client was found not guilty of both charges.

Kristina KothrakisKristina Kothrakis

Kristina has significant experience in criminal trials and also holds a degree in Science, majoring in Psychology, an invaluable area of knowledge, as many of her clients suffer from psychological disorders.

Kristina strives to achieve the best possible result for all her clients. Skilled, decisive and assertive, Kristina demonstrates dedication, care and professionalism at all times.

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DISCLAIMER: This is a real case study of an actual case from our files. Details pertaining to the client have been changed to protect their privacy. The sentence imposed and the charge have not been altered. These case studies are published to demonstrate real outcomes and give an indication of possible tariffs in Court. We do not guarantee a similar case on these charges will get the same result. Please note that we post results at our discretion, therefore while many case studies are average results, others are notable for their exceptional outcomes. PUBLISHED 25/02/2013