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Title IX Violation Defense At Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima

At Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima, we stand for the rights of the accused under Title IX. For more than 30 years, our firm has been a respected source of legal defense in Oxford and Butler counties in Ohio, with an office in Kentucky, too. Our attorneys bring extensive trial experience, including cases that have reached the prestigious Ohio Supreme Court.

We’ve garnered national media attention for our successful defense in numerous criminal cases. Our lawyers have been recognized for their professionalism and skill, with selections for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list and outstanding 10.0 ratings on Avvo.

What Is Title IX In Ohio?

Title IX is a pivotal federal law that prohibits discrimination based on sex or gender in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

Applicable in Ohio as well as in other states, this law is critical in ensuring fairness and equality within educational institutions. It also poses grave risks to people accused of violating its provisions. When a Title IX action is filed against a student, the consequences can be severe and life-altering.

What Happens When A Title IX Action Is Filed Against A Student?

When a student, educator or program leader faces a Title IX accusation, both the institution and the criminal justice system will typically initiate thorough investigations. These investigations may include interviews, restrictions and hearings, which can be overwhelming for a student-athlete or anyone who is under scrutiny.

School authorities generally operate with a lower threshold for determining a violation than criminal courts. There is a significant risk of unfair treatment of the accused. Legal representation from the beginning is essential in such a case.

Title IX And Sexual Misconduct

Since its inception in 1972, the scope of Title IX has expanded, now encompassing a wide range of gender discrimination and sexual misconduct issues. Violations include sexual harassment, sexual assault, misconduct in personal relationships and stalking.

The implications of sexual misconduct accusations against members of an educational institution are serious and demand a careful, experienced legal defense.

Our Approach To Your Defense

At Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima, we are attorneys and lawyers who take our roles as advocates seriously. We will take the time to understand you and your unique background after you have been accused of a Title IX violation. This personal approach allows us to craft a strong defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances, ensuring that your side of the story is heard by decision-makers.

Whether you’re a college student, a student-athlete relying on scholarships or an established community member facing accusations, we are here to defend your rights and guide you through this complex legal landscape.

We stand ready to represent individuals accused of Title IX violations in both institutional hearings and criminal courts of law. Trust in our attentive, detail-oriented approach and proven track record to deliver results when you need them most.

Facing a Title IX accusation can be a daunting experience, but with Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima at your side, you can be confident in a strong defense on your behalf. Contact us today to learn how we will act to protect your reputation, rights and future at school and beyond.

About The Defense That You Need

If you or someone you know is confronting a Title IX accusation, don’t wait to secure the representation you deserve. Reach out to Rittgers Rittgers & Nakajima today. Our knowledgeable team is prepared to guide you through the complexities of your case and work tirelessly to secure your future well-being.

Contact us now at 513-496-0134 or email us to schedule a confidential consultation. Let us help you take control of your situation and fight for the fair treatment you are entitled to at your institution and in the criminal justice system.

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