Worsham Law Firm has won a not-guilty verdict on all three counts for a
step-father who was accused by his step-daughter of forceable sodomy and
The step-daughter reported that it happened over a span of several years.
The defendant (our client) had been the sole supporter of his family during
that time. The girl had become more and more unruly and, eventually, the
defendant and the girl's mother began discipling the girl by grounding
her and restricting her access to her phone and internet. Her accusations
were retaliatory in nature.
Our investigation into the case revealed the untruthfulness of her allegations
through research into social media and through careful questioning in
depositions. At trial under cross examination, the girl was unable to
maintain her false story and made a new allegation for the first time
in order to bolster her failing narrative.
The jury found our client not guilty on all three counts after only one
hour and forty minutes of deliberation.