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Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers in Orange County, CA

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In California, the phrase “sex crimes” covers a wide range of offenses. Some involve sexual intercourse, while others involve touching. Exposing genitals in public and making or possessing child pornography are other examples of sex crimes. Regardless of the crime, the conviction of any sex offense can have a devastating impact on the accused’s.

Anyone accused of a sexual offense needs an experienced Orange County sex crime lawyer at their side. The Law Offices of Randy Collins is here to help. These offenses carry a stigma and can result in serious consequences for the accused if not defended aggressively. Unlike many other offenses, an individual convicted of a sex crime may pay for it for the rest of their life.

  • Proven Track Record: These special circumstances make it imperative that the accused seek the advice and counsel of an Orange County sex crime attorney who has a proven track record of success in helping defendants fight these types of charges. The law in California requires that a convicted sex offender, regardless of the nature of the crime, register with their local law enforcement agency. This information is made readily available to the public and, in some cases, as easy as accessing a web site.
  • Early Defense: Ideally, the defense of a sex crime should begin even before the accused is arrested and charged. If you have been questioned for a sex crime or worry that you are suspected of committing a sex offense, seek legal advice immediately. Being prepared to deal with the police and the judicial system can help you avoid a wrongful conviction.

To get the legal advice you need, call the Orange County sex crime lawyers from the Law Offices of Randy Collins at (844) 285-9559.

Maximum Amount of Jail Time for a Sex Crime Offense in CA

There are a number of different sex crime laws and the amount of jail time depends primarily on whether the offense is a misdemeanor or a felony. In California, a felony sex crime is punishable by up to a life sentence in prison. Examples of sex crimes that are felonies in California include:

  • Rape
  • Spousal rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Child pornography
  • Lewd and lascivious acts
  • Sexual battery
  • Sexting with a minor

If you are accused of any of the above felony crimes, it is important that you consult a qualified sex crimes defense lawyer as soon as possible.

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California Sentencing for Sexual Offenses

California is one of the hardest on accused offenders, especially when minors are involved. If found guilty, sentencing will almost always carry a prison sentence along with a substantial fine. They will also be required to join the sex offender’s registry, where their name and address, along with the nature of their conviction, are available to the general public.

Being convicted of a sex crime will have lasting repercussions on the defendant’s life. Having an Orange County sex crime attorneys who has extensive experience in this area of the law is a necessity for those planning to reduce or beat their charges.

The most common charges individuals face are:

  • Acts of lewd and lascivious conduct: This charge is most often referring to the sexual molestation of a child under the age of 14. With lewd being such a broad term, it can include a variety of scenarios that may or may not involve contact with a sexual organ. Depending on the circumstances and age of the child, prison sentences range from 3 to 16 years in prison. This crime also counts as a strike under the California Three Strikes Law.
  • Statutory Rape: The primary difference between “rape” and “statutory rape” is consent. An adult can consent to have sex. A minor cannot. It is, therefore, a violation of California law to have sexual intercourse with a minor outside of a marital relationship. Even if the minor initiates the sexual intercourse, it is still a crime.

Statutory rape can also refer to oral acts and intercourse between two minors.

The crime can be committed without using force.

Statutory rape is a misdemeanor if the accused and the alleged victim were no more than three years apart in age. If the alleged victim was more than three years younger than the accused, the crime is a felony. The crime is a more serious felony if the minor had not reached 16 years of age, and the accused was at least 21 years of age.

  • Sexual Battery or Assault: Sexual battery or assault charges arise from the unsolicited touching of another for the purpose of sexual gratification, abuse, or arousal. “Intimate parts” are generally defined as sex organs, buttocks, or female breasts.

These types of charges can be lodged against a medical professional who attempts to convince the victim that the touching is part of medical treatment. A felony charge of sexual battery requires proof that the accused unlawfully restrained another person and, while that person was restrained, either touched an “intimate part” of that person without consent or caused that person to unwillingly touch an “intimate part” of the accused.

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Free Consultation from our Orange County Sex Crime Lawyers

Perhaps more than any other crime, innocent people are falsely accused of committing rape and other sex offense. In some cases, alleged victims make false accusations to hide their infidelity from their lovers or because they crave attention. Some false accusations are based on a desire for revenge because they believe the accused treated them rudely. Sometimes alleged victims are persuaded by their friends that they must have been raped. Some false accusations are based on mistaken identity.

If you are facing a sex crime charge in California, you need to act quickly to set up your defense. You have been charged with one of the most severely punished crimes in the state. You need to have an attorney who understands the ramifications of a conviction. A thorough investigation and skilled cross-examination are among the tools that sex crime lawyers use to help the accused avoid an unjust conviction. Attorney Randy Collins has been recognized as one of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in Orange County because of his ability to use those tools to protect his clients.

Those in need of representation in Orange County and Riverside are encouraged to contact our Orange County sex crime lawyers for a free confidential case evaluation.

Call (844) 285-9559 or submit an online contact form to find out how the Orange County sex crime attoreneys from Law Offices of Randy Collins can work to keep you out of trouble.

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