The Facts: The stepdaughter accused the stepfather of indecently assaulting her by touching her inappropriately and forcing her to touch his penis on the outside of his clothing.

The Result: Not guilty after defended hearing. The evidence of the stepdaughter changed significantly in cross examination. It appeared that the stepdaughter was resentful of the stepfather as it meant that she spent less quality time with her mother now that the stepfather had become part of the family unit.

Indecent assault is a very serious type of offence and the potential penalties are severe. If you are facing charges with indecent assault, seek the assistance of an Accredited Specialist Criminal Lawyer immediately.