Sex Crimes Attorneys in New Jersey
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Sex crimes are always aggressively prosecuted in New Jersey. They range from the benign, such as lewdness which is charged as a fourth degree or disorderly persons offense, to aggravated sexual assault which can be charged as a first-degree crime requiring life in prison. Hiring a sex crimes attorney in New Jersey is of the utmost importance if you should ever find yourself charged with any of these crimes since the impact on your life can be quite severe.
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Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact
This is a third-degree crime which a defendant can be charged in addition to being charged with aggravated sexual assault.
Aggravated Sexual Assault
This is an extremely serious offense, as it is a first-degree crime.
Aggravated sexual assault is an act of sexual penetration with an individual in any of these situations:
- The victim was younger than 13.
- The victim was between 13 and 16 years old, as well as related to the defendant.
- The actor was responsible for taking care of or watching the victim.
- The act was committed during a violent crime.
- The actor had a weapon.
- The actor was helped by another person and used coercion or physical force.
- The actor used physical force and caused serious personal injury.
- The victim was mentally challenged or physically helpless.
Criminal Sexual Contact
This is a fourth-degree crime that a defendant can be charged with in addition to being charged with sexual assault.
Other common sex crimes include:
- Sexual Assault
- Statutory Rape
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Convictions for sex crimes are very serious. Sentences for sex crimes may include steep fines, mandatory minimums, psychosexual evaluations, counseling, probation, and even community supervision for life, also known as Megan’s Law. In certain instances, convicted defendants will have to report their name and home address to be listed on the Internet as a sex offender. A sex crimes attorney will understand what you are up against and how to best approach a defense in your case
It cannot be stressed enough just how serious many of these charges are. The penalties are potentially life-changing. Due to Megan’s Law, New Jersey residents are made aware of the identities and location of registered sex offenders. A sex crimes lawyer in New Jersey has the potential to make a world of difference. If you are accused of committing a sex crime, contact Roberts & Teeter.
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