Sex crimes are severely punished in California. A sex crime is a crime against an individual that is unwanted and sexual in nature. Some examples of sex crimes are: rape, child sexual abuse, child pornography, statutory rape, marital rape, sex with animals, human trafficking, prostitution, incest, indecent exposure and sexual harassment. If you are being investigated for a sex crime, you need to protect your rights immediately. A lawyer with experience in defending sex crimes cases will be in your best interest. Individuals convicted of sex crimes in California may face the following penalties and consequences:
*Lifetime registration as a sex offender
*Driver’s license revocation
*Conviction on criminal record for life
*Sex offender social stigma
If you are convicted of a sex crime and sent to jail, as a sex offender you are often severely looked down upon by other inmates in jail. Once you are out of jail, you will be watched constantly by law enforcement and must register as a sex offender with the national registry. In addition, your reputation and character will be severely tarnished. At the Law Offices of James E. Blatt we understand the seriousness of a sex crime. We also understand that sometimes individuals are wrongly accused. We will investigate and challenge every aspect of the sex crimes allegations and will look to have your name cleared. Your freedom is important to us.