If you are under investigation for a sex crime in New Jersey, including rape, internet child pornography, and other State or Federal charges, or if you have been arrested, make sure you have a sex crime lawyer who believes in your innocence and will fight for your rights.
Due to the sensitive nature of sex crimes you must contact an aggressive experienced sex crime lawyer immediately.
What is a sex crime?
Sex crimes are forms of human sexual behavior that are crimes. Someone who commits such a crime is said to be a sex offender. Some sex crimes are crimes of violence that involve sex. Others are violations of social taboos, such as incest, sodomy, indecent exposure or exhibitionism. There is much variation among cultures as to what is considered a crime or not, and in what ways or to what extent crimes are punished.
As a general rule, the law in many countries often intervenes in sexual activity involving young or adolescent children below the legal age of consent, non-consensual deliberate displays or illicit watching of sexual activity, sex with close relatives – incest – harm to animals, acts involving the deceased – necrophilia – and also when there is harassment, nuisance, fear, injury, or assault of a sexual nature, or serious risk of abuse of certain professional relationships. Separately, the law usually regulates or controls the censorship of pornographic or obscene material as well. A rape charge can only be issued when a person of any age does not provide consent for sexual activity. Hypothetically speaking, if a child consents, it is considered molestation.
Common sex crimes
- Lust murder
- Sexual assault
- Sexual abuse
- Child sexual abuse
- Statutory rape
- Spousal rate
- Human trafficking
- Exhibitionism (voyeurism, indecent exposure)
- Sexual harassment
- Public urination
Responsibilities of a sex crime lawyer
Listen to the client. As in any criminal defense case, our first responsibility in a case involving a sex crime is to get to know the client and listen to their story. For that reason, our initial consultation is FREE — this free consultation is an opportunity for us to evaluate the case and explain what our first course of action will be.
Immediate and vigorous defense. An accusation of criminal sexual conduct merits an immediate and vigorous defense. It is extremely important to contact a sex crime lawyer immediately if you are under suspicion of committing child abuse, possession of child pornography, inappropriate touching or another sex crime.
Just treatment under the law. Any criminal defense attorney, especially a sex crimes attorney carries the important responsibility of ensuring that persons who have been accused of crimes receive just treatment under the law. Under the 6th Amendment of the Bill of Rights, persons who have been accused of criminal acts are entitled to a speedy and public trial and an impartial jury. In a criminal trial the prosecuting attorney must show the jury beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant committed the crime.
It is imperative that the Sex crime lawyer you hire can fulfill all of these responsibilities.
How to be best prepared
Before meeting with a sex offense lawyer, prepare a summary of information regarding your case. This information will help us understand the details of your case and will help you to explain. In your summary, include such information as:
- When the arrest occurred.
- What the circumstances of the arrest were.
- What you have been accused of.
- Who was involved.
- What the case against you is.
Contact experienced, aggressive New Jersey criminal lawyer, Jeffrey Hark