Our firm has heard every kind of rape charge, molestation charge, lewd conduct charge and sex crime story you can think of. We will listen to you carefully, and evaluate your situation from a defense standpoint. We are here to help and defend you, not to judge you.If you’re being falsely accused we will fight as hard as humanly possible for you. Our mission is to ensure an innocent person never sees the inside of a jail cell. We will do whatever it takes to keep you free.
If a child or alleged "victim" is making allegations against you, we will do what it takes to prove them false. We will investigate their emotional and behavioral problems, psychological issues, criminal record, drug use, history of false allegations and any relevant facts that can be used to defend you. Our one and ONLY allegiance is to our client and our client’s freedom. We know the laws surrounding all cases in this field of criminal law, and we're fully aware of the massive prison sentence you are facing, as well as the stigma of possibly having to register as a sex offender for life. Our firm has no problem facing aggressive prosecutors and detectives, and we always treat our clients with respect.
DON’T WAIT UNTIL YOU ARE CHARGED TO HIRE A CRIMINAL ATTORNEY.
In most sex crimes cases you will be accused by the victim or victim’s family and then contacted by law enforcement. This is when you need a criminal lawyer most. If you are in this situation, call us immediately. The types of accusations mentioned on this page are criminal charges that we are very familiar with. If you don't see your particular case listed, or have any other questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at (888) 944-8844 and learn how we can help you. The sex crimes listed below include the most common sexual accusations.
Usually defined as sexual penetration without consent. A charge of rape is a felony offense and is an extremely serious charge. A conviction on this charge often carries penalties including jail or prison time, counseling, community service, parole, and lifetime registration as a sexual offender. Read more
Sexual acts with a minor under the age of 18. Even if the minor gives consent it is considered a form of rape because by legal definition, a minor is unable to give consent. Read more
This includes any unwanted physical contact with a sexual organ. The contact is considered unwanted if the victim did not consent, was incapable of consenting, or rejected the contact. Read more
Non-consensual sex acts between people who know each other, usually in a social engagement. Although the two are acquainted and the engagement or date was agreed to by both, this is not considered a defense against the charge. Read more
Generally, any unwanted sexual behavior. These charges can come from unwanted physical contact, propositions, communication, or sexual comments. Read more
Also covers lewd conduct, these charges cover public sexual acts or public exposure of the genitals. Read more
Usually charged as a misdemeanor, these charges involve the exchange of money for sexual acts or asking for sex acts in exchange for money. Punishment may include fines, community service, jail, and may result in loss of employment if your job requires a license or security clearance. Read more
Any act performed for sexual gratification that does not include penetration. Generally reserved for children, these charges can destroy lives and is considered a felony with severe legal and social punishments. Read more
In most states, three or more instances of child molestation is considered child abuse. Touching is not required. Read more
Distributing or exhibiting pornographic depictions of children under the age of 18. This is considered a felony. Read more
The United States requires sex felons to register as such, in order to allow authorities to keep track of them and provide information for the public about sex offenders. Although it may not seem like a serious matter, failure to register as a sex offender is considered an extremely serious crime. Read more
Our criminal defense attorneys are fully qualified to represent your interests in all the above cases as well as others that may not be listed above. Please contact us to receive a free and completely confidential consultation.
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