A sex offense in California is defined as any misdemeanor or felony involving sexual activity. In general terms, this encompasses more obvious acts like forcible rape, sexual battery, or indecent behavior, but it also includes the following:
Because of the seriousness of this type of crime, California police officers treat sex crime allegations seriously, and they follow the policy of "arrest people first, ask questions later" In addition to the crimes listed above, any sexual offense involving a minor will be prosecuted under sex crime statutes, which includes:
Our many years of experience in this area of law has taught us that sex crime accusations are not always handled in the most truthful manner. Many of them are the result of false charges, misidentification, or simply simple misunderstandings. That is why we work so hard for the rights of our clients.
In addition to a jail or prison sentence, a conviction for a sex crime in California can typically result in permanent registration as a sex offender. Additional penalties include the requirement to declare the conviction on job applications, the difficulty or inability to get a California record erased, and even a prohibition on legally carrying a handgun.
The Law Office of Paul C. Supple can help you if you have been wrongly accused of a sex crime. Contact us right away. We will make certain that your matter is handled with the utmost care and expertise
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