If you or a family member have been accused of committing a state or federal sexual related offense, you need to contact a defense lawyer as soon as possible. After an allegation of a sex crime, the negative impact on your personal and professional life can be overwhelming. Even if the criminal charges are reduced or dismissed, your reputation can be ruined forever. If you are convicted of certain sex crimes, you could be required to register as a sex offender, often for life. You could also be facing a “strike” and lengthy jail or prison sentence.
Due to the severe legal consequences, if you find yourself under criminal investigation or charged with a sexual related offense, you will need an experienced San Bernardino sex crime defense lawyer on your side. You need an attorney who is compassionate and who understands this is a difficult time in your life. You will also need a law firm that will aggressively fight for your legal rights and who has extensive knowledge about the specific sex crime you are facing.
Criminal charges for sexual related offenses can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor crime. The most common forms of sex crimes include, lewd conduct, cyber sex crimes, rape, statutory rape, date rape, indecent exposure, sexual abuse, sexual assault, prostitution, solicitation, pandering, child molestation, and failure to register as a sex offender.
If you know you are under investigation, do not wait to retain an attorney. In many cases, clients have contacted us before formal charges have been filed. With our expert legal guidance, we have been able to negotiate with the prosecutor to avoid charges. Contact our law firm today to find out how we can help you.