Whether a case proceeds to trial depends on many factors.  In a sex case, it is important to understand the evidence against you: including whether there is DNA evidence or other corroborating evidence, whether there are incriminating statements, whether the accuser is credible or has lied in the past. An experienced criminal defense attorney will go over the evidence with you and help you make the determination as to whether you want to enter plea bargain negotiations or take the case to trial.