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Michael Berg

Criminal Lawyer Sacramento Defense Attorney

Sex Crimes Defense

Sex Crimes Defense in Sacramento

You May Be Facing State and Federal Charges

Sex crimes are among the most serious charges that can be made against you. If you have been charged with a sex crime in California, you may be facing state and federal charges with penalties that include:

  • Significant jail or prison time
  • A “strike” against your record
  • Mandatory registration as a sex offender
  • Expensive fines
  • Restrictive probation

In addition, the impact that a conviction can have on your reputation is absolutely devastating. Where you are able to live, your eligibility for financial aid, your employability, and your personal relationships can all be affected by a sex crimes conviction. If you are not a citizen of the United States, then your visa may be at risk and it is possible you could be deported.

This is why it’s important to be proactive and seek the counsel of a criminal defense attorney with experience defending against sex crimes charges. We have assisted clients accused of sex crimes throughout the Bay Area including Sacramento, Oakland, and San Francisco. If you are facing a sex crimes charge, contact us as soon as possible.

A Variety of Possible Defense Techniques

In California, “sex crimes” are not one specific type of charge. Instead, it is an umbrella term that refers to a wide variety of possible charges, including:

  • Child molestation
  • Date rape
  • Indecent exposure
  • Engaging in or solicitation of lewd conduct
  • Engaging in or solicitation of prostitution
  • Failure to register as a sex offenderorcible penetration with a foreign object
  • Oral copulation by force
  • Possession of child pornography or illegal downloading of por
  • Rape, including statutory rape, date rape, and spousal rape
  • “Sexting” with minors
  • Sexual battery

Regardless of the specific charge being made against you, involving a defense attorney as soon as possible is key to obtaining the best possible outcome. There are a variety of possible defense techniques including DNA testing technology, interviewing police and witnesses, ensuring evidence was obtained legally and that your rights were not violated, and more. We have experience obtaining expert witnesses, private investigators, and other experts when necessary for a case.

In short, we are prepared to take these charges as seriously as you do and prepare a vigorous and thorough defense against them. If you have been accused of a sex crime in Sacramento or anywhere in the Bay Area, contact our office for a free consultation.