Sex crimes are some of the most serious criminal charges one can face.
If you or a loved one are facing sex crimes charges, it is essential to properly educate yourself about the relevant laws and consequences, and to immediately seek the assistance of an experienced and qualified criminal defense attorney with experience handling sex crimes.
Thomas Grajek is a criminal defense attorney with over twenty years of experience. In that time, he has represented a wide variety of sex crimes cases and has proven himself superbly effective at creating the best possible legal defense for his clients.
What Exactly Is Considered A Sex Crime?
What constitutes a sex crime can vary widely from location to location and culture to culture. In the United States, sex crimes generally fall into three categories:
1. Sexual acts which lack consent 2. Violent sexual acts 3. Sexual acts with a party incapable of consenting (such as a child)
Many types of legal charges can result from a sex crime, including:
- Sexual assault
- Statutory rape
- Public indecency
- Child molestation
What Are The Types Of Sex Crimes?
There are a wide diversity of sex crimes. They are generally broadly classified into seven major categories:
- Sex Offender Registry Violations
- Rape (Aggravated Sexual Assault)
- Statutory rape
- Internet Sex Crimes
- Indecency with a minor
- Child pornography
- Sexual assault of a child
Why Should Hire An Attorney When Facing
Sex Crimes Charges?
Due to their nature, sex crimes can have a massive impact on your public reputation — especially when combined with the sexual offender registry, which you will be forced to register for should you be convicted of a sex crime.
Without an effective legal defense, you may find yourself faced with an unsympathetic judgment and a criminal conviction which will follow you for the rest of your life.
Instead of trying to face the worst of the legal system on your own, you should enlist the aid of a qualified criminal defense attorney with experience handling sex crimes to assist in your legal defense.
You should not delay in seeking legal counsel. As soon as you know that you may be facing sex crimes charges, seek a lawyer!
Your criminal defense attorney will be able to guide you through the entire legal process. They will handle all relevant documents, research your case, prepare a complete legal defense, and repr esent you in court.
Don’t leave your reputation — and your freedom — on the line. Get the criminal defense you deserve and schedule a free consultation today.
Statistics Regarding Sex Crimes
Sadly, one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before they reach their 18th birthday. Data from RAINN indicates that eight out of ten victims knew their attackers personally before the incident.
A majority of rapists have a previous criminal history. More than half of alleged rapists have at least one prior conviction.
Sex crimes are one of the most under reported forms of crime. Experts estimate that only about 15 to 30 percent of sex crimes are actually reported to the police. The sensitive nature of sex crimes complicates their reporting and complicates the enforcement of laws regarding sex crimes.
What Is The Sex Offender Registry?
If you are convicted of a sex crime — whether a misdemeanor or a felony charge — you may be required to regsiter on the sex offender registry.
Being listed on the sex offender registry can have serious consequences. It can damage your public reputation and in some cases make it more complicated to obtain housing or employment.
Sex Crimes FAQ
What is a violent sex crime?
How bad is a sexual assault?
Sexual assault charges can be brought for any unwanted touching or contact towards another person without their consent. This could include everything from unwanted fondling to attempted rape. Depending on the situation and the specific charges, sexual assault can be a misdemeanor or a felony offense. The punishments, if convicted, can vary dramatically. The best way to assess your case is to schedule a free consultation with a defense attorney.
What is aggravated indecent assault?
Aggravated indecent assault is an aggravated assault in which involves the penetration of a person’s genitals and anus with any part of a person’s body without the consent of the victim. It is a very serious form of sexual offense.
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