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Criminal offences against sexual freedom and indemnity

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Criminal offences against sexual freedom and indemnity

Spanish Criminal Code | We specialize in Rape Charges


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We are well-regarded as one of the best criminal law firms in Spain, and we specialize in rape charges. Our experienced team of criminal lawyers can represent you in any Spanish court for your rape case. We can provide criminal law advice, assist you with a criminal appeal or provide representation and specialist advice for a criminal trial.

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Spanish Criminal Law on Rape

Organic Act 10/1995, dated 23rd November, on the Criminal Code | Article 179 | Article 180


Article 179


If the sexual assault consists of vaginal, anal or oral penetration, or inserting body parts or objects into either of the former two orifices, the offender shall be convicted of rape with a sentence of imprisonment from six to twelve years.

Article 180


1. The preceding conduct shall be punished with prison sentences of five to ten years for assaults pursuant to Article 178, and from twelve to fifteen years for those of Article 179, if any of the following circumstances concurs:

1. If the violence or intimidation made are of a particularly degrading or humiliating nature;

2. If the deeds are committed by joint action of two or more persons;

3. If the victim is especially vulnerable due to age, illness, handicap or circumstances, except for what is set forth in Article 183;

4. If, in order to execute the criminal offence, the offender has availed himself of a superiority or relationship, due to being an ascendant, descendent or brother or sister, biological or adopted or in law of the victim;

5. If the doer uses weapons or other equally dangerous means which may cause death or the bodily harm foreseen in Articles 149 and 150 of this Code, without prejudice to the relevant punishment for the death or bodily harm caused.

2. Should two or more of the above circumstances concur, the penalties foreseen in this Article shall be imposed in the upper half.

Rape Lawyers in Spain

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Sexual violence includes rape, defined as physically forced or otherwise coerced penetration – even if slight – of the vulva or anus, using a penis, other body parts or an object. The attempt to do so is known as attempted rape. Rape of a person by two or more perpetrators is known as gang rape. Sexual violence can include other forms of assault involving a sexual organ, including coerced contact between the mouth and penis, vulva or anus.


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