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Rape and Sexual Assault

A rape conviction is one of the most serious offenses a person can face. Utah law enforces very a series of different punishments for rape convictions. Some of these include required registry as a sex offender, a permanent criminal history, fines, or even life imprisonment.
Because of the seriousness of the consequences presented by this offense, it is imperative to seek adequate legal representation to handle these types of allegations.

Salt Lake City Rape Defense Lawyer

With 24 years of experience in criminal defense in Utah, Susanne Gustin has successfully defended clients against a variation of sex crime charges including aggravated sexual assault, rape, and solicitation.  She is well respected in the Utah courts for passionately defending the accused.  
Susanne Gustin has a proven record of finding the best defenses for her clients.  She will work hard on your behalf towards a solution.
If you have been faced with any of the aforementioned offenses or a similar offense, contact Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 or submit an online survey to schedule a consultation to discuss your options. Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law services those accused of sex crimes throughout Salt Lake County and Davis County, and surrounding communities in Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Layton Bountiful, West Jordan, and Sandy.

Utah Rape Information Center


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Rape Defined Under Utah Law

Rape (sexual assault) §76-5-402: Under Utah Code, an individual commits rape when this individual has sexual intercourse with another person without that person’s consent.  This applies whether or not the individuals are married. 


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Penalties for Rape in Utah

Rape is a first-degree felony punishable by a minimum of five years to life; minimum 15 years to life in the event that the accused has caused serious bodily injury to the victim; or life without parole if the defendant was previously convicted of a grievous sexual offense.


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Utah Rape Crime Resources

Utah Megan’s Law Information- Information for probationers and parolees, probation parole conditions, and resources for sex offenders to avoid further legal complications.

Salt Lake City Rape Recovery Center- Explanation of the criminal process and more preliminary procedures.

Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice: Reported Crime Statistics- Sex crime statistics for Utah and subsequent sentencing information.


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Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law Salt Lake County Rape Defense Attorney 

If you have been charged with unlawful sexual conduct in Utah, contact Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 for a consultation. Susanne Gustin is an experienced sex crime defense attorney who will act in explore your legal options.

Call Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 for a free consultation about your alleged sexual crime charges in Salt Lake County or Davis County, including Salt Lake City, Taylorsville, Riverton, Midvale, Clearfield, Layton, and surrounding communities.


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