When charged with a sex crime, it's vital that you contact a highly skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney right away.
Sex crimes are just different. There's a different stigma. Different consequences. They take a different, and often time much more delicate approach.
Sex crimes are intensely prosecuted offenses. Prosecutors very often seek the severe penalties possible under law.
What happens if you are convicted of a sex crime in California - the criminal and collateral consequences of a very unpopular conviction?
If you are found guilty of a sex crime, not only will you be sentenced to jail or prison—in addition to other penalties—but your reputation and personal life will be destroyed. The people you once shared your life with—family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc.—may no longer wish to associate you with. In addition, you may also lose your job, and if you don't have a job it will be very difficult to find one. The best way to protect your freedom and your reputation after a sex crimes accusation is to hire an experienced and aggressive defense attorney.
Every move you make matters, and you and your attorney will both be scrutinized
When you face an allegation of a sexual crime in Contra Costa or Alameda County, you need an experienced sex crimes defense attorney like Lynn Gorelick. Only an experienced attorney can not only defend you in court, but also help do damage control while the court process is playing out. Handled incorrectly, even an ultimate exoneration can leave your life devastated if not handled with tact and precision by your defense lawyer.
Lynn Gorelick can provide you with the tactful and unrelenting defense you need to protect your rights and help you avoid a lifetime of ridicule and outcast.
What is a sex crime in California?
A "sex crime" refers to an unlawful act that is sexual in nature. Most sex crimes are committed against the victim's will for the sexual gratification of the offender. Lynn Gorelick defends clients against all types of sex crimes, including but not limited to:
- Sexual Assault or Battery
- Internet/Child Pornography
- Indecent Exposure
- Rape/Date Rape/Statutory Rape
- Sexual Abuse
- Lewd Conduct
- Other sex-related charges
Get help with your California sex offense allegation now.
Attorney Lynn Gorelick provides a completely confidential, honest and judgment-free consultation to those accused of crimes of a sexual nature in Alameda and Contra Costa County, California. Don't delay and face this alone for one extra minute.