Have You Been Charged with a Sex Crime in California?
The laws related to sex crimes are taken very seriously. In some jurisdictions, the prosecutors have special units dedicated to these prosecutions. If you have been arrested and charged with a sex crime, it is in your best interest to work with an attorney in your area who has experience in this area of law and understands the difficulties you are facing.
What Happens if You are Convicted of a Sex Crime in the Bay Area?
Sex crimes hold a different type of stigma than most other crimes. It is likely that you will spend some time in jail or prison after being convicted of a sex crime. In addition, your reputation and personal life will most likely be affected. In some situations, you may also lose your job.
What is a Sex Crime in California?
A "sex crime" is defined as an unlawful act that is sexual in nature. The majority of sex crimes are committed against the victim's will as well as for the sexual gratification of the perpetrator. Attorney Lynn Gorelick advocates for clients who have been charged with different types of sex crimes. These crimes include, but are 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
If You Have Been Charged with a Sex Crime in the Bay Area, Work with an Attorney You can Trust
Dealing with charges of a sex crime is difficult on you as well as your loved ones. You do not have to deal with this complicated process on your own. Gorelick Law Offices offer a free, initial consultation in order for individuals to meet and get to know Ms. Gorelick. During the initial consultation, she will review the facts of your case with you and talk to you about your options. To schedule a consultation, please call Gorelick Law Offices at 510.785.1444 or 925.847.3006.