Sex Crimes

I have been accused of a sex assault, but I am not guilty. If all they have against me are accusation and no evidence, will I still need an attorney?

- ALS, New York

Answer:

Absolutely. Sex crimes are taken very seriously in the state of New York. Many times a victim's testimony alone can lead to a conviction. Law enforcement is especially unforgiving towards alleged sex offenders and the heinous nature of the crime will only add to the fire. Even if you are innocent, you will have a lot on the line and you should not put your entire future in jeopardy. It is critical that you have a Long Island criminal attorney protecting your rights against the prosecution. Without hard-hitting defense on your side you could face a prison sentence, steep fines, and lifetime inclusion in the sex offender registry. The plaintif/state has does have to fulfill the legal burden of proof when they file charges however, in order to capture the benefit of assumption. Fill out a free case evaluation today to share the details of your case. I may be able pinpoint any discrepancies, falsehoods, and lies in the witness testimony and I can work to slowly dismantle the prosecution's case against you. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask.



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