Have you been charged with a sex crime? The penalties, if you get convicted, could ruin your life. Act urgently if you are facing a conviction. Our sex crime lawyer has handled many similar cases and we want to help safeguard your future.
Cases Our Sex Crime Lawyer Handles
There are varying degrees of sex crimes like there are every other types of crime. We handle cases that involve rape/sexual assault to either a minor or an adult. Forcible touching of another, especially a minor, comes with serious charges and penalties if convicted.
If you are convicted of a sex crime, even the misdemeanors, are serious and should be dealt with by a skilled criminal lawyer.
For some crimes, the penalties include life in prison.
Rape is among the most common and rapidly rising cases in NYC according to the NYPD. They take these crimes very seriously.
Misdemeanor vs Felony Sex Crimes
Sex crimes that are considered felonies are all forms of rape including predatory sexual assault, sodomy, etc. Other felony sex crimes are soliciting the prostitution of a minor and promoting prostitution. Misdemeanor sex crimes include forcible touching someone. You should not assume that things will be fine if you are only charged with a misdemeanor. New York State treats misdemeanor sex crimes very seriously. If you do not have a lawyer, you are going to be facing life-altering penalties.
It is common to feel like you have been falsely charged or charged out of the alleged victim’s malice towards you. Being angry and scared that you will end up in prison for the rest of your life is normal. You have good reason to be afraid for your future.
Have You Been Arrested for Sex Crimes?
The very first thing that you should do when you have been arrested, as soon as you possibly can, is get in touch with a sex crime lawyer in Long Island. Getting a criminal lawyer right away will help you avoid making things worse for yourself.
If you get questioned, you want to have a lawyer with you. Without the presence of a lawyer, we cannot protect your rights. You might speak when you do not legally need to which can be used against you later. You might say something incriminating that you cannot take back. We understand if you want your side of the story to be told, but it can be catastrophic for your case. Anything you say could potentially dig you deeper in a hole. Police are not there to reason between you and your accuser. Do not try to convince them you are innocent.
A sex crime lawyer who cares about your future is going to gather evidence that will help prove that you are innocent. They will work tirelessly to protect you from the dire consequences that sex crimes carry in New York State.
You should never wait to reach out.
Call Our Sex Crime Lawyer Today
If you have been charged with a sex crime in New York, please do not hesitate to call our Long Island criminal lawyer. You should not wait to get representation for a criminal charge this serious. Give us a call today to set up a consultation.