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Proposed Law Seeks to Help Reimburse Victims of Human Trafficking

Many laws and policies start out as good ideas but lose their impact by the time the language is finally hammered out in the legislative process. For example, California has a program to assist victims of crime to get their lives back together. Passed in 1965, the Victim’s Compensation Fund was the first of its kind in the United States, and it has given millions of dollars to victims of…

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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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