Chandler Sex Crimes Attorney

While a conviction for any type of crime can change your life in a big way, a sex crime can be especially damaging. No other type of crime injures a person’s reputation as significantly as a sex crime so speak with a qualified Chandler sex crimes attorney as soon as possible following charges.

At AZ Defenders, we know how frightening it can be to face allegations for a sex crime. Our sex crimes lawyers are committed to defending the accused and getting to the bottom of each case. Find out how we can help you. Call (480) 456-6400 24/7 for a free, confidential consultation.

Chandler Sex Crimes Lawyer

Why Trust AZ Defenders With Your Sex Crimes Charge?

  • Your sex crimes defense lawyer from AZ Defenders will do everything in his or her power to secure a positive outcome on your behalf.
  • We will aggressively attack every weakness in the prosecutor’s arguments, strengthening your defense strategy.
  • Our attorneys have years of experience defending clients from sex crime allegations in Chandler and throughout Arizona.

Types of Sex Crimes

A sex crime describes any nonconsensual, forced or coerced sexual activity with another person. It can also refer to consensual sexual acts between an adult and a minor or two people in a protected relationship, such as a therapist and client. Arizona law lists many different types of sex crimes.

  • Child molestation: Arizona Revised Statute (ARS) §13-1410. Knowingly engaging in or causing a child under the age of 15 to engage in sexual contact.
  • Child pornography: ARS §13-3553. The sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of 18 through visual depictions of said minor engaging in sexual conduct.
  • Indecent exposure: ARS §13-1402. Exposing one’s genitals, anus or the breasts of a female in the presence of someone who would reasonably be offended.
  • Prostitution crimes: Phoenix Municipal Code 23-25. Phoenix’s crime against soliciting, offering, agreeing to or committing an act of prostitution.
  • Sexual abuse: ARS §13-1404. Knowingly engaging in any type of sexual activity with a person who is 15 or older without that person’s consent (or under 15 if touching the female breast).
  • Sexual assault (rape): ARS §13-1406 and violent sexual assault: ARS §13-1423. Intentionally engaging in sexual acts without a person’s consent. Violent sexual assault is this offense using a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument.
  • Sexual misconduct: ARS §13-1418. Knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse with a client as a licensed health professional.
  • Statutory rape: ARS §13-1405. Engaging in sexual intercourse with a person knowing he or she is a minor under the age of 18.

If you are facing any type of sex crime allegation, protect yourself immediately by speaking to a Chandler criminal defense attorney. You have a lot on the line as a sex crime defendant in Chandler, AZ.

Penalties for Sex Crimes in Arizona

Arizona penalizes sex crimes intensely. The penalties for a criminal conviction can vary widely according to the type and severity of the crime allegedly committed. If convicted of a sex crime in Arizona, you could face consequences such as imprisonment for months, years or life; a prison sentence without the chance of parole; expensive fines; mandatory treatment; and lifelong registry on the Sex Offender List.

Defenses to Sex Crimes

Do not lose hope as someone accused of a sex crime in Chandler, Arizona. The right Chandler sex crimes attorney can protect your rights and save you from the most severe penalties for the charges you face. Your lawyer can customize an aggressive and creative legal strategy according to the specifics of your case for the best possible outcome. Possible defenses include actual innocence, motivation for false allegations, mistake of age, wrong defendant, consent, police misconduct, mental incapacity, and insanity.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Chandler Sex Crimes Lawyer

At AZ Defenders, we know criminal defense strategies are not one-size-fits-all. We take the time to dig deep and find the perfect defense strategy for each unique client, case and circumstance. Our team of experienced and compassionate defense lawyers go the extra mile for their clients; especially clients who are facing life-changing charges such as sex crimes. Consult with a top Chandler sex crimes attorney at our law firm today during a free, 100% confidential consultation in Chandler, AZ. Call our local law office at (480) 456-6400 or contact us online.