Child Molestation Articles

Is Mistake of Age a Valid Defense in a Child Molestation Case?

When charged with a sex crime against a minor, many people will attempt to use the fact that they believed the victim was an adult as a defense. Is this a valid legal defense you can use to fight these charges? If you are charged with statutory rape, your attorney may be able to claim that you had a reasonable belief that the alleged victim was 18 years old or…

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Having a Proactive Approach Can Greatly Impact Your Sex Crime Case

A sex crime conviction carries severe punishment, typically including prison time and expensive fines. That doesn’t account for the life-long punishment you could receive if you are required to register as a sex offender. So how can you avoid a conviction for a sex crime? An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you fight the charges against you. The best way you can help your attorney is taking a proactive…

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