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Sexual Assault

Are You Facing a Charge of Sexual Assault? 

We fight for the criminally accused by building customized, powerful defense strategies. We will forcefully advocate for your rights in a court of law. 


Boston Sexual Assault Attorney

We are proud to fight for the rights of those accused of serious crimes.

At Dhar Law, LLP, we build highly effective defense strategies for clients who are facing serious criminal charges. When you are convicted of sexual assault, a prison sentence isn’t the only thing that could negatively impact your life. You may have to live with the stigma of being classified as a sex offender for the rest of your life. In most cases this makes it extremely difficult to secure employment and it may also affect your personal relationships. Self-representation for charges of sexual assault is strongly discouraged. You need to be able to explore the subtleties of your case with a criminal defense attorney who can build a strong defense that will shield you from the most serious punishments. The criminal defense attorneys at Dhar Law, LLP have a proven track record of success and decades of experience getting results for those accused of serious crimes. With a serious crime like sexual assault, it’s better not to delay and call us to secure the representation of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.


How Does the Law Define Sexual Assault?

Sexual assault is defined by law as the act of intentionally and knowingly penetrating someone’s sexual organ or mouth without consent. If you engaged in sexual activity with another person without their consent you may face sexual assault charges. 

Common Penalties for Sexual Assault

Sexual assault penalties are severe. If you are convicted of a sexual offense, you could face a second degree felony conviction. It’s imperative to contact an experienced sexual assault defense attorney as soon as possible. Many basic freedoms can be affected by a sexual assault conviction.

Registry as a Sex Offender


Immigration Consequences

Forfeiture of Assets

Loss of Right to Own a Firearm

There are several factors that can bring about a more serious charge of aggravated assault. These can include: sexual assault involving the use of a date rape drug, sexual assault resulting in serious bodily injury or death, sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, sexual assault of an elderly or disabled individual and coercive conduct involving threats of imminent harm.

We are Boston-based criminal defense attorneys who can help you or someone you know fight accusations of a serious crime. Don’t wait – call us today.

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.

Know Your Rights

It’s advisable not to plead guilty until you have thoroughly evaluated all your legal options with your attorney. 

Never speak to law enforcement officers. Take advantage of your right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can be held against you as incriminating evidence in court.

At Dhar Law, LLP, we believe in fighting to defend the rights of those accused of serious crimes. When your day in court comes, we will be in your corner as powerful, principled advocates. Please don’t hesitate to contact us and take the first steps to protect your future. Contact us at 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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