Boston Sex Crimes Lawyer
Sex crimes are difficult and emotional cases. Often times they are an embarrassment for the person charged, even if the evidence does not clearly prove they have done anything wrong. Such accusations can be devastating and impact every area of a defendant’s life, whether or not the charges are accurate.
Hiring a Boston sex crimes attorney is vital to protecting your rights. Fighting the long-term stigma of such charges can mean clearing your name, staying out of jail and avoiding inclusion on the state offender registry.
The Boston law office of Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine offers free appointments to discuss your rights if you or a family member has been charged with a Massachusetts sex crime, including:
- Statutory rape
- Date rape
- Child molestation
- Child pornography
- Sexual abuse
- Sexual assault
- Sex crimes involving children
- Lewd conduct
- Indecent exposure
Penalties for sex crimes can include fines and jail time, community service, probation and court-ordered counseling. You may also be required to pay restitution to the victim. Such charges can impact your ability to work or even live at home if you are ordered to stay away from the victim or children.
A Massachusetts sex crimes attorney can provide the knowledge and experience necessary to fight for the best outcome possible in your case. This can include negotiating a reduction in charges, fighting the admissibility of evidence, challenging statements made by the victim and thoroughly investigating a case for trial.
Sex crimes are serious charges. If you have been charged, you should not delay in contacting an experienced attorney to fight for your rights. call Boston criminal defense attorney Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine at (617) 404-1410 for a free appointment to discuss your case.