New York Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
Being charged with or accused of a sex crime can be a very stressful time. The Gallucci Law Firm will fight for your rights every step of the way.
If you have been charged with a sex crime or are at risk of being registered as a sex offender, you need a qualified criminal defense attorney on your side. The sensitive nature of sex crimes requires an experienced lawyer who will take into account all aspects of the case and situation. Mario Gallucci of The Gallucci Law Firm specializes in sex offenses and helps clients charged with sexual assault, molestation, prostitution, and sex crimes involving a minor. When you work with The Gallucci Law Firm, you can rest assured that you are working with an attorney who will fight for your rights every step of the way.
What is a Sex Crime?
A sex crime is a relatively broad term that describes a sexual assault or a crime with a sexual motive. There are several types of sex crimes, all of which have serious consequences for those charged with the crime. In cases with more severe or aggravating circumstances, sex crimes may be prosecuted by federal courts. Sex crimes carry a variety of severe penalties, including negative stigmas associated with your name. Learn more below about the different types of sex crimes and sex crime charges in New York and New Jersey.
What are the Types of Sex Crimes?
There are seven primary categories that most sex crimes fall under. The penalties associated with the crime will depend on the type of sex crime that was committed.
Engaging in sexual contact with a child or causing a child to engage in sexual contact.
Sexual intercourse (penetration) without consent and accomplished through force and/or threat of violence or intimidation.
Sexual intercourse with someone below the age of consent, but above the age of a child. Even if consent is given, it is still statutory rape if the victim is below the age of consent. Ages of consent and ages of children vary by state.
When someone older or bigger than the child (which may be an adult or older child) manipulates or forces a child into sexual activity.
Possessing pornography that contains images or video of anyone under the age of 17 (NY) or 18 (NJ).
Violating the terms of sex offender registration, either neglecting to register as a sex offender or violating the rules of the sex offender registry.
May include the possession or distribution of child pornography on the internet, sexual solicitations, or the conspiracy to commit a sex crime.
Charges for Sex Crimes in New York and New Jersey
Sex crime charges are serious and can result in placement on the sex offender registry as well as jail time. Those who are charged with a sex crime, but maintain their innocence, deserve proper representation in court by an experienced and qualified criminal defense attorney who understands the sensitive nature of sex crimes. At The Gallucci Law Firm, we excel in detailed investigations of sex cases to determine the validity and credibility of witnesses in your case.
Who is Put on the Sex Offender Registry?
Certain sex offenses and sex offenses against children will likely require an individual to register as a sex offender. Registration is typically required every year and whenever the person moves. Failure to register can be considered its own criminal offense. Registering as a sex offender involves submitting personal information, which is then added to the national sex offender public registry. The length of time that someone remains on the registry will depend on the crime that was committed and the sentencing requirements.
Importance of Trustworthy Legal Defense in NY and NJ
Sex crimes are highly sensitive and often complicated. To ensure that all aspects of the situation are considered and that your defense is the best it can be, you will need to work with a highly experienced attorney. Mario Gallucci has handled and won some of the toughest and most high-profile cases in New York, New Jersey, and the federal courts, and he has been one of the premier criminal defense lawyers in New York City since 1999. When you work with The Gallucci Law Firm, we guarantee that you will receive a personalized defense strategy from an attorney who truly cares about your case.
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Criminal Defense Attorney in New York
At The Gallucci Law Firm, we are thoroughly familiar with local sex crime laws and penal codes, which can change frequently. Our top criminal defense attorney, Mario Gallucci, is also well acquainted with the community standards that must be taken into consideration when choosing a jury in a New York or New Jersey sex crime case. If you have been charged with a sex crime in New York or New Jersey, contact The Gallucci Law Firm today to set up a consultation to go over your case. We’ll help you every step of the way to maintain your innocence and protect your right to a fair trial.
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