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Omaha Sexual Assault Attorneys

Aggressive Defense Against Sexual Assault Charges in Nebraska 

If you've been falsely accused of or charged with sexual assault, only an experienced trial team can fully represent you and fight for your rights. At McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O., we have a reputation for excellence founded on our history of favorable results.

Give us a call at (402) 614-8655 to get started on your case with a confidential consultation.

No-Nonsense Representation in He Said/She Said Cases

The Omaha sexual assault defense attorneys of McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O. have extensive experience in the art of questioning alleged victims to reveal any lies or fabrications that led to a client's arrest. Only a lawyer with experience in trial preparation and depositions can question a witness in such a way that exposes the lies against a defendant. We have that experience. Many cases against our clients have been dropped after we have questioned a witness or a child victim who has lied.

We anticipate taking your case all the way to court, so we will prepare for trial from day one. We understand how serious these accusations against you are, so we take no chances.

What Are the Consequences of a Conviction?

A conviction for sexual assault can affect you for the rest of your life. You will face jail time and have to register as a sex offender, branding you for life. The sex offender registry is searchable by anyone and will affect your ability to get a job, find a place to live, or apply for school or for a loan. You cannot afford to risk your future. You need the help of our proven sexual assault defense attorneys in Omaha.

Contact Our Sexual Assault Defense Attorney in Omaha Today

Even if the criminal charges against you are ultimately dropped, the mere accusation of sexual misconduct can continue to affect your life. Our attorneys and staff have decades of experience resolving these matters for clients. We understand the importance of developing the strongest possible case with discretion and sensitivity to you, your loved ones, and any other people involved.

We have extensive experience representing individuals, including college students facing sexual assault accusations. We can help you minimize the impact on your life while protecting your freedom and your standing at school. We travel to resolve cases all over Nebraska and even take on federal cases in Iowa. Our experienced team is ready to fight for you.

Contact the attorneys at McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O. to discuss your situation today. You can reach us at (402) 614-8655.

Local Support and Resources for Sexual Assault Defense in Omaha

At McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O., we understand the unique challenges faced by individuals accused of sexual assault in Omaha and the surrounding areas. Our deep connection to the local community allows us to provide a defense that is both knowledgeable and compassionate. We are familiar with the workings of the Douglas County Courthouse and the local law enforcement agencies, which can be crucial in navigating your case effectively.

We also recognize the importance of local resources in supporting our clients. Organizations such as the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Omaha Police Department's Special Victims Unit provide essential services and information that can be beneficial during your defense process. While we do not partner directly with these entities, we acknowledge their role in the community and can guide you on how to access their resources if needed.

Living in Omaha, you may also be aware of the challenges posed by the local media and public opinion. Our team is adept at handling high-profile cases with the discretion and sensitivity required to protect your privacy and reputation. We are committed to minimizing the impact of these accusations on your life, whether you are a long-time resident or a student at one of Omaha's esteemed educational institutions.

By choosing McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O., you are selecting a team that not only understands the legal intricacies of sexual assault cases but also the local nuances that can make a significant difference in your defense. We are here to support you every step of the way, ensuring that you receive the fair trial and justice you deserve.

Commonly Asked Questions

What defense strategies are available for sexual assault charges in Omaha?

In Omaha, defense strategies for sexual assault charges may include questioning the credibility of the accuser's story, presenting evidence that supports the defendant's innocence, and challenging the prosecution's evidence. Experienced defense attorneys, like those at McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O., are adept at trial preparation and depositions, which can be crucial in exposing inconsistencies or fabrications in the accuser's testimony. The goal is to build a strong defense that can lead to dropped charges or acquittal.

How can a sexual assault accusation impact my life in Nebraska?

A sexual assault accusation in Nebraska can have severe and long-lasting effects on your life, even if the charges are eventually dropped. The stigma of the accusation can damage your reputation, relationships, and career prospects. If convicted, the consequences are even more dire, including jail time and mandatory registration as a sex offender, which is publicly searchable and can hinder your ability to secure employment, housing, and education. It's essential to have a robust defense to protect your future.

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Client Success Stories

  • Assaults
    Defendant was charged with child abuse resulting in death. Following the investigation of our firm, depositions of key witnesses and presentation of our findings to the prosecutor, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with assaulting an officer. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found our client not guilty. Defendant was charged with assault. Following our investigation and presentation of relevant information to the State, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client.
  • Drug Possession
    Defendant was charged with possessing a large quantity of marijuana. Following a complete investigation by our firm, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged with carrying numerous pounds of marijuana. Following a suppression hearing where several statements made by the arresting officer were called into question, the State dismissed the felony possession charge. At sentencing, we presented evidence and information that convinced the Court to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged with carrying numerous pounds of marijuana. Following a complete investigation by our firm, the State agreed to give the Defendant a deferred sentence which would not appear on his record. Our client avoided any criminal conviction and avoided a jail sentence. Defendant was charged with possessing drugs found at the airport. After our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with possession of prescription drugs. Following a successful suppression hearing where the Court ruled that the State could not use certain evidence against our client, the State agreed to dismiss all felony charges against our client. At sentencing on a reduced misdemeanor charge, we were successful in convincing the Court to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged with possession of prescription drugs while a student at college. After our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to refer the matter to diversion. This resulted in our client not having any criminal charges on his record. Defendant was charged with drug conspiracy and possession of a weapon. Following a hearing challenging the Government's evidence, the Court sustained our motion to suppress and ruled that the Government did not have probable cause to stop, detain or search our client.
  • Other Offenses
    Defendant was charged with possession of child pornography and was previously represented by a different attorney. Defendant came to us for help because his current attorney was not able to get the matter resolved from Defendant. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all felony charges against our client. Based upon our presentation to the Court at sentencing, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation without having to go to jail. Defendant was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found our client Not Guilty. Defendant was charged in federal court with impersonating an officer. Following an investigation and information presented to the Government, the Government agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with child endangerment and was previously represented by a different attorney. Defendant came to us for help because her current attorney was not able to get the matter resolved for Defendant. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was previously sentenced to several years in prison. Defendant had been represented by a different lawyer. Our firm was asked to review the case to determine if there was anything that could be done to reduce Defendant's sentence. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State and Court, our client was re-sentenced to time served and released from prison.
  • Sexual Offenses
    Defendant was charged with sexual assault of a minor. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm got the alleged victim to confess that she made the whole thing up. Charges were dropped against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. At the deposition of the alleged victim, a number of inconsistencies were identified and highlighted and the State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with soliciting a minor from craigslist. After taking a deposition of the alleged victim, our firm was able to highlight a number of inconsistencies and questionable information and the State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. During the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm got the alleged victim to admit that it was possible that all of the information provided to police was from a dream and was not real. The State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual abuse of a family member. Following a deposition of the alleged victim and complete investigation, demonstrating that a number of statements made by the alleged victim were questionable and inconsistent with other information, the State agreed to dismiss the charges. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found there was insufficient evidence to convict the Defendant. Our client was never convicted of the charge. Defendant was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on family members. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found Defendant not guilty of two charges and found there was insufficient evidence to convict on a third charge. Before Defendant could be retried on the third offense, the State agreed to dismiss all sexual offenses against our client. Defendant was charged with a sexual assault that the State claimed happened several years ago when the Defendant was a minor. We filed a Motion to transfer the matter to juvenile court, arguing that the matter should be dismissed. After our hearing, the State agreed to dismiss charges against our client.
  • Theft
    Defendant was charged with embezzling more than $300,000.00, from a previous employer. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm highlighted a number of inconsistencies and questionable statements. The State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged with burglary. At the preliminary hearing, we created a record that established that the State had very little corroborated evidence against our client. After the hearing, we filed a motion to suppress, arguing that the charges should be dismissed because the State could not prove that our client was involved in the burglary. Shortly before a hearing on our motion, the State contacted us and agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged in federal court with embezzling several thousand dollars. Following our investigation and providing relevant information to the Government and the Court, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged in federal court with cheating the Government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Following our investigation and settlement negotiations with the Government, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation without having to go to jail.

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  • “ I would without a doubt say his representation was above and beyond my expectations. ”

    D.B.

  • “Thank you so much for all your hard work on my case which allowed me to be with my daughter and family for this holiday season.”

    M.L.

  • “Your office got involved at the right time and did a phenomenal job on cross-examination of the witnesses.”

    R.W.

  • “ Keeping my record clean as possible means a lot to me and I couldn't have done it without you, thank you!”

    T.P.