Top Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Rape Charges

Accused of Rape? 

Don’t let your freedom slip away. Dhar Law, LLP can help you tell your side of the story. We are a trusted and hard-hitting criminal defense firm who can defend you against serious criminal charges.


Top Rated Boston Sexual Offense Attorneys Who Will Fight For the Rights of the Accused

Being arrested for rape or accused of any sexual offense can turn your life upside down. Due to the serious nature of these charges, the stakes couldn’t be higher. With our criminal defense attorneys at your side, you can review your rights and options. Even if you feel there is no defense option for you to take, a skilled trial law attorney may advise you otherwise. At Dhar Law, LLP we craft powerful defenses that can shield you against these serious charges. Call us today to learn how we can fight for the best possible outcome in your case.


We are a Boston-based criminal defense firm who can fight for the freedom of you or someone you know locally. Please don’t hesitate to contact us or encourage someone you know to reach out. 

Vikas S. Dhar is widely recognized as one of Boston’s premier criminal defense attorneys and a leader in the New England legal community. As a seasoned trial lawyer and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has been honored as a New England Super Lawyer in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense over the past 14 years by Boston Magazine.

Common Penalties for a Rape Conviction

When you have been arrested due to rape allegations, your future hangs in the balance. During this stressful time, be sure to seek support from a skilled criminal defense attorney who can advise you of your rights and build a strong defense. A rape conviction can result in life changing consequences. 

Time in Prison or Jail

Compelled to Register as a Sex Offender

Adverse consequences for Immigration

Forfeiture of Assets

Expensive Fines and Fees

Loss of Right to Own a Firearm

Wrongful Accusations and Arrests

Unfortunately people do sometimes make false accusations. We will investigate your case thoroughly to identify any deceptive or ulterior motives that could lead to a wrongful arrest or accusation.

Know Your Rights

When you are accused of a serious crime like rape, the first rule is to remain silent. Assert your right to stay silent and do not incriminate yourself by speaking with police officers. If anyone presses you to answer questions it’s your right to decline until you have an attorney present. 

Facing a serious charge like rape is nerve-wracking but you don’t have to do it alone. Our attorneys understand that many rape cases involve “he said,” “she said,” allegations that are confusing and can endanger your future. A strong defense is necessary so your story is not buried by an aggressive prosecution team. Our battle-tested defense firm has decades of experience. Act fast – Contact us today at 617-880-6155.


Have you or a family member been charged or arrested? It’s important not to make mistakes early on in your case. Download our PDF on the top 3 things to do to help your defense or if you have been arrested by the State Police or FBI or you are the subject of an FBI Arrest Warrant.

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Heading up the firm, Vikas Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. An accomplished business litigator and a “Top 40 Under 40” criminal defense attorney, he has also been honored as a New England Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense for each of the past six years by Boston Magazine.

I have the power and the skill to be able to save people from themselves. I can be your guide during the darkness. I can hold your hand and navigate you out of the darkness into the light.

— Vikas Dhar
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