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Arizona Resources if You Have Been Accused of a Sex Crime

Posted on October 16, 2023 in Sex Crimes

Being accused of a sex crime in Arizona is one of the most daunting and overwhelming things a person can experience. A sex crime conviction can have life-changing consequences, such as a prison sentence. It is critical to be aware of the resources that are available to you if you are facing allegations of sexual assault, rape or another sex crime in Arizona.

Consult With an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney at AZ Defenders

Your greatest resource and strongest ally if you have been accused of sex crime is a highly experienced and reputable criminal defense attorney. The sex crimes defense lawyers at AZ Defenders have been representing clients for more than 20 years. We are known for being aggressive, relentless and diligent in our defense strategies. We have achieved positive results for all types of criminal cases, including many serious and high-stakes sex crime cases. 

When you contact us for a free and confidential consultation, we will analyze your situation and provide legal advice that is tailored to your unique circumstances at no cost. If you hire our sex crime defense lawyer, we will represent you in and out of court to ensure the protection of your rights as someone accused of a sex crime. We can accompany you to police interrogations, depositions, hearings, plea bargain negotiations and – if your case goes to court – a criminal trial in Arizona. We will preserve your rights and best interests every step of the way.

Arizona Legal Aid Organizations

If you are having trouble hiring an attorney or cannot afford to hire a private defense lawyer for your sex crimes case, Arizona has free legal aid resources available. You can find help and answers to many legal questions through the following resources:

  • State Law Librarian: you can contact a reference librarian at a Law Library in Arizona to receive answers to your legal questions. Some law libraries also offer online research databases to search for specific information, statutes or references.
  • this state website offers information through a Self-Help Center and Form Finder, as well as legal talks and clinics available in various cities. You can also use the live chat feature to speak to someone who can help virtually.
  • the American Bar Association offers free legal answers to specific questions about criminal cases from volunteer attorneys through a virtual legal advice clinic.

 Keep in mind that many private criminal defense lawyers in Arizona, including AZ Defenders, offer free initial case evaluations at no obligation to hire the law firm. This means you can contact our firm to speak directly to an attorney and ask questions about your specific case without having to pay a fee.

Federally Funded Legal Aid Organizations

While a private criminal defense lawyer is an excellent choice if you are facing sex crime accusations, if you cannot afford to hire one, you may be eligible for legal assistance from organizations in Arizona that offer pro bono (free) or reduced-cost legal services. has an application process to find out if you are eligible for free or low-cost federally funded legal services. The Modest Means Project offers reduced-cost legal assistance for criminal misdemeanor cases. You also have the right to have a public defender appointed to you if you cannot afford an attorney.

Help and resources are available if you have been accused of a sex crime in Arizona. To speak to a highly qualified Tucson criminal defense attorney about your case, call (480) 908-9321 to reach AZ Defenders now. We are available 24/7.