Clear Your Name After a Rape Charge

Hire a criminal defense attorney in Tacoma, WA

When you're fighting a rape charge, you can't take any risks with your defense. If you're convicted, you'll find it difficult to build personal relationships with others, secure employment and live your life normally. You deserve effective legal representation.

Reach out to the Law Offices of Desmond Kolke in Tacoma, WA today. Desmond Kolke is a rape charge attorney with over 20 years of criminal law experience. You can rely on him for steadfast legal support as you fight to clear your name.

Know what to expect after a rape charge

Rape charges are serious, and one false accusation can stain your reputation and follow you around for the rest of your life. It's important to understand what to expect if you've been charged with rape.

There are three different degrees of rape charges:

  • First degree rape-Class A felony, punishable by up to life in prison and up to $50,000 in fines.
  • Second degree rape-Class A felony, punishable by up to life in prison and up to $50,000 in fines.
  • Third degree rape-Class C felony, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.


When you retain Desmond Kolke as your criminal defense attorney, he'll review all of the evidence pertaining to your case. You can trust that he'll work hard to build the strongest defense possible. He'll stand up for you in court to protect your rights against rape charges.