Sex Crime Law Guide

Sex crime cases are usually some of the most emotional and complicated cases in the court system. Sex crimes may range from public nudity to a violent rape, and the possible punishments vary in accordance to the severity of the crime. In this comprehensive guide to sex crimes, learn how to navigate our court system and how a lawyer may be able to help you.

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  • ContentSex Crime La

    Sex crimes may be prosecuted as criminal offenses, but they may also form the basis for civil recovery. Sex crimes include a number of different crimes with very specific definitions. They may be prosecuted at the state or federal level. These crimes often arise when violence occurs during a sexual act or when there is a lack of consent to a sex act.

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  • ContentWho Can Be Held Responsible for a Sex Crime?

    When there is a sexual assault, the obvious guilty party is the assaulter. However, there may be other parties who are partially responsible. When might a university or business be held liable?

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  • ContentConsequences of Being Convicted of a Sex Crime

    Understand what usually happens after being convicted of a sex crime. What are the possible penalties, and when might you need to register as a sex offender?

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  • ContentSexual Abuse Victims Legal Rights and Resources

    Sexual violence survivors may be able to pursue criminal and civil relief. There are many considerations for prosecuting a sex crime, and the process can often be long and difficult for victims. Become informed about what to expect before beginning your case.

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  • ContentHave You Been Falsely Accused of a Sex Crime?

    Just being accused of a sex offense can ruin a person’s life. When a person is falsely accused of a sex crime, it may affect his job, family life, and social life. What are your options, and how can you prove innocence?

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  • ContentLegal Guide to Cybersex Crimes

    Many sex offenders are now being convicted of crimes involving interaction through the internet. The consequences for being convicted of an internet sex crime can be severe. In this comprehensive guide learn what constitutes a cybersex crime, what to do if you have been accused, and how a lawyer can help you.

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  • ContentSex Crimes Involving Children

    The consenting ages for sexual relations may be stated in a state’s statute. Find legal answers about who can be held responsible for a sex crime involving children.

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  • ContentProstitution and the Law

    Prostitution is a contested topic in the United States, and some feel it is a victimless crime and should be legal. In this comprehensive guide, learn more about the differing opinions, why prostitution is illegal, and what to do when charged with prostitution.

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  • ContentIndecent Exposure and the Law

    Exposure is a sexual crime when a person reveals his or her nude body to another person deliberately in a public place. Understand exposure laws in the United States and what the possible charges are for this crime.

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  • ContentHow Can A Lawyer Help Me in a Sex Crime Case?

    Hiring the right attorney can greatly affect the chances of winning your case. Sexual offense cases can be particularly complicated and emotions usually run high. The sensitive nature of these cases often warrant hiring an experienced attorney; learn more here.

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