Housecleaning Ad Leads to Accusations of Sexual Assault

A Dearborn man has been charged with attempted sexual assault and fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly lured a woman to an abandoned home through a housecleaning ad in Canton, according to news reports.

The two met in Dearborn, where the woman who was answering the ad got into a vehicle with the man who drove her to a vacant home in Canton and forced her inside. She fought the man off and ran to a neighbor who called 911, while the alleged attacker fled. He was apprehended in Dearborn a few hours later.

As a Michigan sex crimes attorney well known for achieving outstanding results for clients accused of sexual assault, rape, and related offenses, Scott Grabel and the staff of criminal defense lawyers at Grabel & Associates are driven to obtain the best possible outcome for every client the firm represents.

Our case results speak for themselves. For instance, we have been successful in having charges against those accused of fourth-degree CSC dismissed, and obtained numerous not guilty verdicts at trial by jury. In other cases involving criminal sexual conduct, we were able to have sentences overturned for clients who were convicted, resulting in no conviction and no requirement to register as a sex offender.

We have also been successful in appealing convictions for criminal sexual conduct, having convictions overturned and the case totally dismissed. In other cases we have been able to help clients who would otherwise have been sentenced to jail or prison time by negotiating a downward departure from sentencing guidelines, resulting in probation rather than time behind bars.

Anyone who is accused of sexual assault, child pornography, or other sex-related offenses should consult with an attorney who is experienced, aggressive, and dedicated to reaching the desired outcome. If you have been charged with first-, second-, third-, or fourth-degree CSC, do not hesitate to contact a highly qualified criminal defense attorney with our firm who has a strong focus on sex crimes.

As you can see from the information above, cases involving alleged sexual assault are not always cut-and-dried. It isn’t always a matter of being found guilty or not guilty; there are other legal options available, and being charged with a sex crime does not indicate your guilt. We fight to protect your freedom, legal rights, and future, but most of all to secure the best possible result in your case.

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