First Degree Rape*

Charges

First Degree Rape (N.C.G.S. § 14-27.2(a)(2)); First Degree Sexual Offense (2 Counts) (N.C.G.S. § 14-27.4(a)(2)); First Degree Kidnapping (N.C.G.S. § 14-39)

Description

Attorney Patrick Roberts represented a client, charged with First Degree Rape, First Degree Kidnapping, and First Degree Sexual Offense. The victim was allegedly raped by multiple men, including the client. As a seasoned statutory rape defense lawyer and criminal defense attorney for statutory offenses, Mr. Roberts meticulously identified and highlighted inconsistencies in the victim's claims, which led to the dismissal of the case by the Assistant District Attorney.

Result

Dismissal

What Clients Say About Attorney Patrick Roberts As AStatutory RapeLawyer:

Honest & Dependable

Anonymous

February 19, 2009

“Patrick Roberts was quick to respond to my legal concerns. He and his team went to work for me immediately and within two weeks had delivered the results I needed (all charges dismissed). The entire experience felt as if I were talking to my best friend. I strongly recommend Patrick Roberts!”

Larry

June 22, 2016

“Patrick Roberts represented me during a very difficult time in my life, in which I was charged with a Federal Class D felony. From the first time my wife and I met Patrick we felt confident that we had found the best lawyer to represent me. I was very scared, as this was my first experience being charged with a federal offense. Patrick is a very brilliant and confident lawyer…

…Patrick was always honest with my wife and I, and from the first day we hired him, we felt that he immediately started working on my defense. He takes the time to explain in detail what to expect with the court process, and what he expects the outcome to be.

Attentive and highly skilled

Anonymous

August 31, 2016

“I hired Patrick and his firm to represent me in a very sensitive and frightening case. I was able to come in for a meeting immediately and had one of the most honest conversations of my life. He was honest, direct, and kind. There was no hint of judgement from a single person on their staff They fought for my rights in a way I've never seen. I still joke with some close friends about the prowess that man has in a court room. Not only did he fight for me, he also pointed me in the direction of people who could actually help me. His confidence, knowledge, and support led to my charges being dismissed. I will forever keep their business cards on hand, and plan to use them for any legal matters, within their purview, going forward. If you've never done this before, feel hopeless, and don't know what the next step is... This is not an area of life where price shopping gives you a better deal. No matter the outcome, you can rest assured your case was handled in the best of ways with Patrick Roberts and the many powerful people he works with.”

Wonderful attorney

Posted by Dana

June 9, 2018

When our son was arrested on sexual assault and rape charges, I was lost. I searched and found Patrick Roberts. I was impressed with his resume so we met with him and hired him. Now our son's case is over. It has taken a long time to get to the end of this experience, but I thank God for sending Patrick Roberts our way!

This lawyer is the real deal!

Raul

February 10, 2014

“Mr. Patrick is a true professional. I have never in my life been in a position where my character was questioned, and Mr. Patrick's did a great job of keeping it that way. He was not at all judgmental and all too assuring about the positive outcome of my case, which helped me sleep better at night considering the consequences I was facing.

I was a first time offender so I was terrified at the possible 4-6 years I was facing but thanks to Mr. Roberts' extensive experience in the field, and good relations within the system he was ultimately able to reduce that sentence to 4 years of probation among other minor conditions. I am sure that I could not have been represented in a better way... and strongly recommend anyone who has an issue with the law to choose Mr. Andy Patrick Roberts.”

[CLIENT APPROVED] CRIMINAL LAWYER IN NORTH CAROLINA

DEL.R

October 5, 2017

“He is always one step ahead and make you always feel comfortable, true professionals who listen and really care. I was more than satisfied to hire him, He took my sex offense case seriously and convince district attorney to drop the charges. the whole process couldn't have been "more smoother".

I can blindly recommend Robert Patrick and his team to anyone .

thank you for everything you have done to me and helping me to get my life back ."

A Formal Thank You

M.L.

July 6, 2014

“Having never hired a lawyer before, I was very selective and also very apprehensive about the entire situation, which was scary and overwhelming at first... While winning is what everyone wants, it's a process getting there. One which takes time and patience, and a good lawyer first and foremost... I followed my instincts and scheduled an appointment with Roberts Law Firm. To this day I consider this one of the best decisions I have ever made…

…Mr. Roberts is honestly one of the hardest working individuals I've ever come across. All of the Saturday meetings and phone calls; his accessibility and straightforwardness; and the kind, professional manner he kept consistently without fail, meant the world to me, really. I needed a hero, and he filled that role effortlessly.”

Never has let me down!

Anonymous

January 29, 2009
  • “Attorney Patrick Roberts has represented my family several times for various legal matters and at no time did I ever feel doubt... I went with Attorney Roberts shortly after his practice open and have never looked back. His prescence and savy in a court room was nothing short than pure excellence.”

Dedication at every turn!!!

TC

February 7, 2016

“Had no idea where to turn, there were very serious allegations against me so I searched for an attorney online. Attorney Patrick Roberts was honest upfront from day one. His team works very hard and are excellent at what they do. They stayed in touch with me over the entire investigation process. The results investigation closed, no criminal charges filed! Trust me if you need law advice or representation hire Attorney Roberts. Thank you to Attorney Patrick Roberts!”

No Charges!!!!!

Anonymous

September 20, 2017

“Our teenage son was recently accused of sexual assault in a dorm on a college campus. We believed in his innocence, did our research and hired Raleigh's top rated Super Lawyer [publication] A. Patrick Roberts and we were not disappointed. We knew from the consultation that we were in good hands. Mr. Roberts wasted no time obtaining the report and jumping into action. I will never forget the joy I felt in my heart when I received the call informing me that there would be no charges made against our son. His practice is very efficient and receptive in every way. He is the REAL DEAL!”

What Peers Say About Attorney Patrick Roberts As AStatutory RapeLawyer:

Peer Endorsement

April 13, 2013

“Patrick Roberts is a fierce advocate on behalf of his clients. He and lawyers at his firm are excellent criminal defense lawyers who work hard to aggressively defend their clients. Patrick Roberts also has an excellent command of many of the technical issues...  that are implicated in cases involving technology, forensic science and the like. I've watched him dissect hostile witnesses on the stand, and argue for excellent outcomes for his clients.”

Peer Endorsement

"I endorse this lawyer without reservation. Patrick is plain outstanding. The highest remark I can give a lawyer is that I would ask him to represent me were I charged with a crime..."

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