If you are accused of a sex crime, whether it is continuous sexual abuse of a child, indecency with a child, sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, child pornography or injury to a child, it is critical you get legal representation as soon as possible. You do NOT want to say anything without talking to an attorney first because anything you say WILL be used against you. You cannot talk your way out of this situation. You need to hire an attorney who will treat your case like it is going to go to trial from day one, because in addition to facing years locked up in prison, sex crime charges can destroy your reputation because most plea deals require you to register as a sex offender. These accusations can negatively affect your personal relationships and harm your job prospects. Sex crime convictions can even limit your ability to find housing. Few areas of criminal law have so many wrongfully convicted people as sex crimes, and you do NOT want to be one of them.
The consequences of not seeking an attorney who is willing to go to trial if need be go far beyond your own life. In particular, family members are directly impacted by a sex crime conviction. Your neighbors will know. Your children’s friends will know. Their teachers will know. You must do what you can to prevent your family from being affected by these charges.
If you are facing a sex crime charge, you need a highly specialized and aggressive defense. People accused of sex crimes are often the victims of a witch hunt. There are generally no acceptable plea bargains in sex crime cases because most pleas require you to register for life as a sex offender.
Anyone can accuse you of a sexual charge, and the evidence is often based on hearsay. A divorce, a casual comment made by a child at school, and even clicking on a pornographic web site can all result in sexual criminal charges.
This is not an area for the run of the mill attorney or basic criminal defense attorney. We are trial attorneys with extensive trial training with the state of the art trial techniques. We will treat your case from day one like it is going to trial, not plea.