What would you like to know about this please?
It depends what is alleged.
Sexual assault covers a wide range of activities.
Yes, you could go to prison. It is an offence that covers a huge range of activity.
If it is just touching over clothing of a person old enough to consent then you would not go to prison on a first offence.
If it is more complicated than that then possibly you could.
I'm not sure what you mean?
Well, you can never prove a negative.
You don't prove innocence anyway.
You shake away at the Crown's case until you create a doubt.
How that is done depends on the facts of the case and, of course, on whether it can be done in this individual case.
It usually comes down to whether or not the jury believe her or you.
They might well not believe her. They often don't. There are far more false allegations of sexual offences than every other offence.
No, absolutely not.
Very few people have real PTSD. Jurors generally do think it is a load of nonsense.
Even if true it isn't an excuse for sexual assault.
It is a good idea to tell her early. She will only find out about it.
Half the country are diagnosed with imaginary disorders. A diagnosis doesn't prove something isn't an excuse. PTSD is a real condition that is widely being falsely acclaimed and jurors hate it.
And anyway, it is no defence so there is no point.
Also, I'm not quite sure how it would be introduced. To what is it relevant?
No, it is just a simple assertion of consent.
You should have had the solicitor you were offered at the police station.
If you haven't then that was a mistake.
You do need to sort out legal aid.
No problem and all the best.
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