Rape and Indecent Act with a Child Under 16 – Wholly Suspended Sentence
Our client was charged with multiple charges of sexual penetration of a child under 16, digital rape, and inciting minor to make child pornography. This last charge involved the client asking the minor to take a naked photograph of herself and send it to him. The relationship was one of coach and student. Our client ran a trial and pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.
Kristina Kothrakis represented our client at the Melbourne County Court on the charges of:
Our client was found not guilty of all charges apart from the charge involving a text message. In relation to this charge, the Prosecution was able to produce evidence of phone records indicating origin of the message. A plea was conducted on this single charge and our client was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment which was wholly suspended for 24 months. He was also placed on the Sex Offender Registry for a period of 8 years.
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