Union City Sexual Assault Lawyer
Due to the serious nature of sex crimes, New Jersey holds them in a category all their own and the County Prosecutor’s Office typically has a specific trial team dedicated to handling these cases. No other criminal charges are more taboo or bring up as strong feelings and emotion as sex-related crimes. The victims of these cases are typically wide deference on their testimony and stance regarding prosecution of the alleged offender. This is why sex crimes and typically prosecuted to the fullest extent under law. Moreover, once you have been accused of a sex crime there is often a strong sense of judgment from people around you that you are in fact guilty before you ever even have your day in court. At Proetta & Oliver, our criminal defense attorneys are experienced in handling sex crimes in New Jersey and understand the emotional toll it can take on everyone involved and the complicated nature of their defense. If you would like to learn more about our potential services, contact our office today at (201) 793-8018 for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer who can answer your questions and address your concerns.
What Are Considered Sex Crimes in New Jersey?
Our attorneys regularly represent both adults and juvenile defendants in Hudson County New Jersey and surrounding areas. For your convenience, we have listed different types of sex crimes we handle and related information.
- Lewdness 2C:14-4
- Invasion of Privacy 2C:14-9
- Criminal Sexual Contact 2C:14-3(b)
- Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact 2C:14-3(a)
- Sexual Assault 2C:14-2(b)
- Aggravated Sexual Assault 2C:14-2(a)
- Endangering the Welfare of a Child 2C:24-4
- Kidnapping 2C:13-1
- Criminal Restraint 2C:13-2
- False Imprisonment 2C:13-3
- Promoting Obscene Material 2C:34-3
- Prostitution & Solicitation
- Promoting Prostitution
Jersey City Sex Crimes Attorney
As illustrated by the above list, there many types of sex crimes which differ widely in seriousness and potential consequences depending on the surrounding circumstances. For instance, the alleged victim’s age, mental capacity, or physical disability may determine that the charges be upgraded to a more serious indictable crime. Moreover, certain sex crime convictions carry a mandatory requirement of Megan’s Law registration (also known Parole Supervision for Life) where you would have to register as a sex offender and that information could be given out to the public. These potential consequences can often make an already very difficult situation feel overwhelming. This is why it is our goal to provide every one of our clients who has been charged with a sex crime with complete confidentiality and respect as we work with them to protect their rights and achieve the best possible legal results. We are pleased to meet with prospective clients on nights and weekends by appointment. To meet with an experienced attorney for a free initial consultation, please call us at (201) 793-8018.