Long Beach Sex Crime Attorney
Sex Crime Defense
Sex crimes cover a range of sexual offenses that can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony. Sex crime arrests and convictions are diligently pursued by law enforcement and the prosecution. While any type of sex crime is considered serious and can result in devastating consequences, offenses involving physical violence and children are usually viewed as the most severe.
Even being charged with a sex offense can ruin your reputation and damage relationships with family and friends. Contacting a Long Beach criminal defense lawyer immediately following a sex crime arrest is critical to your case and defense. It may be possible to have the charges reduced or dropped with early intervention by a competent lawyer.
Sex Crime Lawyer in Long Beach
A sex crime conviction can result in probation, fines, restitution, imprisonment and court-ordered counseling. You may also be required to register as a sex offender, which can create many difficulties in life, and adversely affect your employment and housing opportunities. Information contained in these registries includes your name, address and other personal data that can be accessed by law enforcement as well as the public.
The law covers many different categories of sex crimes, including:
- Indecent exposure
- Date rape
- Spousal rape
- Lewd conduct
- Child molestation
- Child pornography
- Failure to register as a sex offender P.C. 290
Attorney Leonard Matsuk is skilled in sex crimes defense and can explain the many statutes pertaining to these crimes. He is a reliable advocate that knows how to mount a tough defense and will aggressively protect your rights in court.
If you have been charged with a sex crime,
contact a Long Beach Sex Crime Lawyer
from his firm to find out your legal options.