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Towson Sexual Assault Attorney

Experienced Legal Representation for Sexual Assault Cases in Towson, MD

If you or a loved one have been a victim of sexual assault in Towson, Maryland, it's essential to seek immediate legal assistance from a reputable and compassionate attorney.

At Albers & Associates, we understand the immense physical, emotional, and psychological toll that sexual assault can have on survivors. Our team of dedicated lawyers is committed to providing expert legal representation, support, and guidance throughout the legal process, ensuring that your rights are protected and that justice is served.


To set up your initial consultation, call Albers & Associates at (443) 665-8030 or contact us online.


Sexual Offenses in Maryland

Maryland law labels sexual assault as "sexual offense" to include all sex-related crimes. a sexual offense refers to any criminal act involving sexual conduct or behavior that is non-consensual or involves minors below the age of consent.

The following are several examples of sexual offenses in MD:

  • Rape: Forcing or coercing someone to engage in sexual intercourse without their consent.
  • Sexual Assault: Non-consensual sexual contact or behavior that is intended to cause sexual gratification for the offender or to humiliate, degrade, or violate the victim.
  • Sexual Abuse: Engaging in non-consensual sexual contact without the victim's permission, such as touching or fondling intimate body parts.
  • Sexual Offense against a Minor: Any sexual act involving a minor below the age of consent, regardless of whether the minor appears to have given consent.
  • Statutory Rape: Engaging in sexual intercourse with a minor below the age of consent, even if the minor appears to have given consent.
  • Child Pornography: Producing, distributing, or possessing sexually explicit images or videos involving minors.
  • Sexual Harassment: Engaging in unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal, non-verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that creates a hostile or intimidating environment for the victim.

The Penalties for Sexual Offenses in MD

Maryland classifies sexual offenses in four degrees. First degree is the most serious, while fourth degree is the least serious.

The following is a general overview of the four degrees of sexual offenses in Maryland:

  • Sexual Offense in the First Degree: A person is guilty of first-degree sexual offense if they engage in a sexual act (including penetration) with another person by force, or the threat of force, or if the victim is mentally incapacitated, physically helpless, or under the age of 13. Penalties can range from 25 years to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
  • Sexual Offense in the Second Degree: Second-degree sexual offense involves engaging in a sexual act (including penetration) with another person without their consent or if the victim is under the age of 14, but older than 13, and the perpetrator is four or more years older than the victim.  Penalties can range from 15 years to life imprisonment.
  • Sexual Offense in the Third Degree: Third-degree sexual offense involves engaging in sexual contact (e.g., touching of intimate body parts) with another person without their consent or if the victim is between the ages of 14 and 15, and the perpetrator is at least 21 years old. A conviction is punishable by imprisonment for up to 10 years.
  • Sexual Offense in the Fourth Degree: Fourth-degree sexual offense involves engaging in sexual contact (e.g., touching of intimate body parts) with another person without their consent when the victim is 14 or 15 years old, and the perpetrator is younger than 21 years of age. A conviction carries a maximum jail sentence of up to one year and/or a fine of up to $1,000.

In Maryland, sex offender registration is a legal requirement imposed on individuals convicted of certain sexual offenses.

Why Choose Albers & Associates for Your Sexual Assault Case?

When it comes to sensitive and complex matters like sexual assault, having a knowledgeable and experienced legal team on your side can make all the difference. Our team of dedicated and experienced lawyers is ready to provide the legal support and representation you need during this challenging time.


Contact us today at (443) 665-8030 to schedule a confidential consultation and take the first step towards obtaining justice and closure. Let us be your advocates and fight tirelessly on your behalf.


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