Common Sex Crime Charges
Sex crimes range from improper sexual acts with children to rape. In California, these crimes are taken very seriously and thus carry heavy penalties. A person convicted of a sex crime can face imprisonment and fines as well as the potential for living the rest of his or her life as a registered sex offender.
If you are facing sex crime charges, you likely are aware of how serious the consequences of a conviction can be. To help you defend yourself against the sex crimes accusations against you, contact a knowledgeable San Jose sexual assault defense attorney from the [firm-name], today at [phone-number].
Types of Sex Crimes
There are many different types of sex crimes that can lead to serious legal penalties. Some of the charges considered sex crimes are:
- Sexual assault of a child
- Sexual battery
- Aggravated sexual assault
- Statutory rape
- Child molestation
- Indecency with a child
- Child pornography charges
Consequences of Conviction
Even being accused of these crimes can cause major disruption and devastation in your life. Many people will assume guilt in these cases even before a trial has taken place. You may lose friends or even your job. Close family members may have a hard time trusting you.
If you are convicted of such a crime, the consequences will likely include time in prison and registering as a sex offender for the rest of your life. This can make finding a job and a place to live difficult. These are very serious crimes, and the rights and dignity of the victims must be protected.
However, at the [firm-name], we understand that not everyone charged with such a crime is guilty, and that all individuals facing such charges should have their rights protected.
Sex crime charges are very serious and can have life-long consequences. If you or someone you love has been charged with such a crime, consider contacting the experienced San Jose sexual assault defense lawyers at the [firm-name], today by calling [phone-number].