Savannah Sex Crime Lawyer
Representation You Can Trust
Being accused of any crime in the state of Georgia is a burdensome and frightening thing. When it comes to being accused of a sex crime, you are in for a much tougher time. The state of Georgia is known for having some of the most stringent sex offender standards, along with some of the most severe penalties.
Suppose you are facing sex crime charges. In that case, it is imperative to seek legal representation from a professional criminal defense attorney in Savannah with a solid, experienced record of handling these complex criminal cases.
Sex Crimes Cases We Handle
In the state of Georgia, there is actually a wide range of sex crimes, with different penalties for distinct crimes. What makes the laws so complex, however, is that the penalties can also change depending on whether the crime is designated as a misdemeanor or as a felony.
Fortunately, at The Lerch Law Firm, we are highly experienced at safeguarding clients from both misdemeanor and felony charges.
Some of the examples of sex crimes include:
- Rape and statutory rape
- Sexual assault and sexual battery
- Soliciting minors by use of the Internet
- Child pornography
- Sodomy and aggravated sodomy
- Sex crimes occurring on the Internet
- Indecent exposure
Consequences for Sex Crimes in Georgia
Understandably, committing a sexual crime upon another person can cause terrible trauma to those victims. However, for those unfairly accused of committing a sexual crime, the charge spells out the virtual ending of one’s life. Even if you manage to survive the extremely harsh environment and bias that occurs against supposed sex crime offenders, there are life-long consequences as well.
Sex Offender Registry
In addition to potential lengthy incarceration, you will be forced to register as a sexual offender, if your offense was counted as a felony. The sex offender registry is online database that has your name, age, distinguishing characteristics and details about the crime that you were convicted of. Once you are on this registry, it becomes extremely difficult to get employment, housing, loans, or even insurance.
Get in Touch with Us for Powerful Defense Strategies
When it comes to providing you with a strong defense, you need to know that we are immediately ready to come to your aid. Here at The Lerch Law Firm, our knowledgeable Savannah sex crime attorneys are acutely aware of the methods that law enforcement officials utilize to investigate cases, which can sometimes be mistaken or sloppy, or even deceitful and malicious.
With more than 10 years of experience and numerous of cases successfully handled across Georgia, we know all the ways that prosecutors will try to trick you in court just so they can win. Because we are skilled in fighting their strengths and overcoming their weaknesses, we can defend you all the way.
Contact our Savannah criminal defense lawyer online or at (912) 417-5008 to get protection and support today.
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