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People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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WE PROVIDE WHITE GLOVE SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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Manhattan Sex Crime Lawyers

In the western culture, the age of consent refers to age for which an individual is considered to be capable of having sexual relations or one of which an individual is able to consent to sexual activity when asked. This is the rule that guides people having sexual relations with individuals’ underage individuals. Such an action is considered illegal regardless of the circumstances for which the activity took place. It is important to understand the age of consent law to avoid getting into trouble.
The first time the age consent was introduced was as a way of protecting against rape. Engaging in sex without consent is considered rape. The same applies when one of the parties involved is underage regardless of whether there was consent or not. In most cases, teenagers come into an age where they are confused about almost everything. Relationships become complicated as teenagers only consider emotional, social and physical consequences. In most cases, the legal aspect of this situation is often ignored.
Age specifications
Most teenagers become sexually active before reaching the age of 17. This means that any person having sex at the age of fifteen or sixteen may be doing it against the law. However, in certain states, this is considered within the law, as sexual activity cannot be controlled at all times. Lawmakers factored this in when creating the consent law whereby any person below the age seventeen but above fifteen can consent to sexual activity with a person that is not four years their senior.
Criminal considerations
A crime is only considered third degree rape when it a person that is more than 21 years of age has sexual activity with a seventeen year old or younger individual. The severity of the punishment increases with how young the culprit is. This means that if you are 13 years or more you can never consent to having any sexual activity even if they want to. It does not matter if the person you are having such relations with is of the same age or older.
Consequences and punishment
If the victim is below the age of fifteen then the punishment expected is seven years in prison. Unfortunately, even with these severe punishments older men and women still choose to have sex with younger girls and boys. This has caused more parents to become sensitive with their children’s whereabouts and wellbeing. It is common for the state’s attorney general to receive calls from angered parents concerning their children being take advantage of by knowing adults.
Way forward
With the changing lifestyles in today’s world teenagers need to be aware that it can get a bit complicated. Whenever one decides to get into a relationship with a grown up then they should be ready to deal with the legal consequences.
Taking this for granted could attract serious repercussions. Teenagers need to understand that even though it seems exciting and adventurous to have sexual relations with an older person; the legal consequences can be dire. Parents and other related individuals can sue the concerned adult for rape. Just because the relationship seems exciting at the time does not mean it is safe to pursue it. You will need the assistance of a good lawyer to help you navigate the case.
Understanding that there is an age consent and spare someone a lot of trouble. What may be considered acceptable in one part of the country may not be acceptable in another state. Do not make assumptions when it comes to sexual relations especially when different ages are concerned. It can get even more complicated and messy when an underage individual is involved. Parents should talk to their children to make things easy for them.

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I was searching for a law firm with some power to help me deal with a warrant in New York . After 6 days I decided to go with Spodek Law Group. It helped that This law firm is well respected by not only the top law firms in New York , but the DA , Judge as well. I...

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