Why would someone falsely accuse me of a university sexual misconduct violation?

The potential reasons that somebody would falsely accuse another of a college sexual misconduct allegation are countless. It could be because a relationship soured and the complainant feel scorned or is jealous because the respondent is, say, now in a new relationship. It could be because there were misgivings about what took place during the course of the relationship and this is a way of the complainant seeking, say, vengeance, or retribution for what took place.

The reasons would be on compensating the emotions and dynamics that we as people have in relationships when relationships do not end well. It can unfortunately motivate people to do things that they shouldn't do, namely to falsely accuse another. Whatever the reason may be, it's definitely part of the process or the case. You have to consider what the person's motive may be so that it can be properly responded to and that it could be addressed accordingly when defending oneself when accused of sexual misconduct allegations at college. An experienced attorney advisor who's been down this path many times before, that's going to be your best ally, and should be in your corner from as early as possible in the process to help protect your interests and to try to ensure a fair process and a favorable outcome.

Contact Us Today!

If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact the Lento Law Firm today, and let us help secure your academic career.

This website was created only for general information purposes. It is not intended to be construed as legal advice for any situation. Only a direct consultation with a licensed Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York attorney can provide you with formal legal counsel based on the unique details surrounding your situation. The pages on this website may contain links and contact information for third party organizations - the Lento Law Firm does not necessarily endorse these organizations nor the materials contained on their website. In Pennsylvania, Attorney Joseph D. Lento represents clients throughout Pennsylvania's 67 counties, including, but not limited to Philadelphia, Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Schuylkill, and York County. In New Jersey, attorney Joseph D. Lento represents clients throughout New Jersey's 21 counties: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren County, In New York, Attorney Joseph D. Lento represents clients throughout New York's 62 counties. Outside of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, unless attorney Joseph D. Lento is admitted pro hac vice if needed, his assistance may not constitute legal advice or the practice of law. The decision to hire an attorney in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania counties, New Jersey, New York, or nationwide should not be made solely on the strength of an advertisement. We invite you to contact the Lento Law Firm directly to inquire about our specific qualifications and experience. Communicating with the Lento Law Firm by email, phone, or fax does not create an attorney-client relationship. The Lento Law Firm will serve as your official legal counsel upon a formal agreement from both parties. Any information sent to the Lento Law Firm before an attorney-client relationship is made is done on a non-confidential basis.