The public and the courts are unforgiving in crimes involving sex offenses. There is a stigma in these types of cases and it is an uphill battle for the Defendants. If you are charged with a sexual offense it is imperative that you contact an attorney immediately as you may be facing life in prison under some circumstances. Our Virginia Beach sex crime attorneys are ready to assist you. Contact us today.
Virginia Beach attorneys defending against charges of rape, sodomy, sexual assault, and statutory rape
There are many crimes that are considered sexual offenses. The penalties for each of these crimes are severe. Typical sex offenses in Virginia include:
- Statutory rape
- Date rape
- Carnal knowledge of a child
- Object sexual penetration
- Sexual assault or battery
- Aggravated sexual battery
- Indecent liberties
If you allegedly committed an above crime while using a firearm then the penalties for these offenses will increase. Sex offense charges often hinge on the reliability of the accuser and the sufficiency of the evidence. It is also common to use experts in such matters to interpret scientific evidence and to challenge the admission of evidence in Court. Having an attorney that understands each of these areas is crucial to anyone charged with a sex-related crime.
Garrett Law Group, PLC defends Virginia Beach residents against sex-related charges. Our criminal defense lawyers are experienced in General District Court where these cases commence and in Circuit Court where such cases are tried. Our attorneys will consult with necessary experts and file the necessary Motions to ensure that your case is handled aggressively. We may be contacted online or via telephone. We also service Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, as well as in the surrounding counties of Northampton, Isle of Wight, York, and James City.
Virginia Beach attorneys keeping in contact with clients accused of sex crimes
If someone is charged with a sex offense then they are facing a serious situation. Keeping in contact with your attorney should not be a concern. Our Virginia Beach attorneys may be contacted twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We understand the seriousness of the situation you are facing and believe in being there each step of the way. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation.