A mental health professional from Washtenaw County has been charged with criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, a high misdemeanor. Today he pled no contest the charge, and will be sentenced April 20, 2020. Michigan law forbids a mental health professional from engaging in sexual contact with his or her patient within a two-year period of treating the patient. MCL 750.520e. Consent of the patient is not a defense in these types of cases.
Robert Moesta formerly practiced social work as a Limited License Psychologist with offices in Dexter and Ann Arbor. His license has since been suspended by the State of Michigan.
Grewal Law represents the victim in a civil suit against Moesta, also filed in Washtenaw County. Moesta began grooming the patient in approximately 2015-16 and the sexual contact occurred continuously, including contact without consent, through 2018. The patient originally sought treatment from Moesta due to trauma.
If you or someone you know may have been groomed or had sexual contact with Robert Moesta – regardless of consent, please reach out to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department and Grewal Law. We are here to help.
When people who are entrusted with the sacred patient-doctor relationship break that trust, the impact and trauma caused to the victims can be devastating. Grewal Law will ensure you do not endure this pain alone. Our experienced team of trauma-informed attorneys will work hard to hold offenders accountable, and deliver justice to survivors.
Kelly R. McClintock joined Grewal Law in 2019 to help establish a human trafficking litigation division and to assist Grewal’s already successful practices, including sexual assault litigation, and family law.