There are few allegations that can damage your reputation and future as much being charged with a sexual offense. A simple accusation of a sex crime, which does not require physical evidence to back it up, can have an impact on your employment, your relationships and even your ability to secure housing. Unfortunately, the nature of these crimes often causes people to jump to conclusions regarding guilt before the real story can be told. If you’ve been accused of a sex crime, the sooner you engage the services of a San Diego sex crime lawyer, the better impact they can have on your case. Sex crimes are notoriously difficult to defend, which underlines the importance of finding a highly experienced, effective attorney in San Diego who has a proven track record of sex crimes defense.
Sex crime is a broad category that encompasses a variety of common offenses such as the following:
Sex crimes occur every day and many people are accused of these crimes falsely. As a San Diego sex crime defense attorney, I believe in your rights and know that serious accusations require a serious defense.
In California, the penalties for convictions of sexual offenses are harsh. Any sexual charge must be aggressively defended due to the fact that a conviction on almost any of these crimes will result in registration as a sex offender (usually for life), a felony conviction, mandatory AIDS testing, polygraph examinations and potential prison time.
How likely any of these scenarios are depends on a number of factors:
My years of experience defending those accused of sex crimes will be pivotal to the outcome of your case. As a San Diego criminal defense attorney, I know what details are important to protect your rights. If you, a family member, or a friend has been accused or charged with a sex crime, I can help. Please call me at (619) 239-2186 immediately for a consultation on the facts of your case.