Written By: Robert King, Esq.
Legal Review By: Greg Colavecchia, Esq.
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An accusation of a sex crime can be devastating to an individual. Even without being formally convicted, a criminal charge of a sexual offense can have lifelong effects. Prosecutors do everything in their power to keep sexual predators off the streets, even if that means strongly pursuing the highest available penalties against an alleged offender.

There are many different types of crimes that can be considered sex crimes, and if you have been arrested or if you are under investigation, it is vital that you contact King Law. If you are a student facing an offense, it is critical that you protect your future. Once you retain the firm, you can gain the peace of mind of knowing that a skilled Rochester criminal defense lawyer is actively pursuing aggressive defense on your behalf.

Sex crime cases aren’t easy, and the public prejudice against individuals charged with this type of offense can present an uphill battle in the fight for a favorable outcome. It’s a battle that Robert King has repeatedly fought and won, with the majority of his sex crime cases ending in a reduction of charges or even an outright dismissal.

Types Of Sex Crimes

Sex crimes are considered by society and the legal system to be some of the most heinous offenses a person can commit. The social stigma alone surrounding sexual predators can be enough to ruin a person’s social and professional life. If you have been accused of any of any type of sex crime, it is imperative you contact an attorney from King Law as soon as possible to protect yourself against serious consequences.

The firm can protect you against the following types of charges:

After being accused, it is crucial that you do not discuss your situation with anyone except your attorney. Anything you say to the police, the media, the victim’s families, or any witnesses to the alleged act can and will be used against you in court.

Penalties For Conviction

A conviction of a sex crime can carry a myriad of harsh legal penalties and will vary in severity depending on the specific charges. Sex crimes such as predatory sexual assault against a child, a Class A violent felony, can potentially carry a sentence of life imprisonment upon conviction.

On the other hand, sexual abuse in the third degree, which is charged as a Class B misdemeanor, can carry a penalty of a maximum of three months in jail. In addition to jail time, a conviction will likely bring expensive fines, community service, probation, and prevent a person from seeking employment in certain fields.

Regardless of the charge, every sex crime is a serious offense and is sure to be prosecuted with extreme tenacity. If you are facing sex crime charges, it is imperative you retain the services of a powerful criminal defense attorney who can match the intensity of the prosecution and maximize your chances of securing a desirable outcome.

Sex Offender Registry

If you are tried and convicted of a sex crime, you are required to provide information to the sex offender registry. This is a public database that houses information regarding every convicted offender in the United States.

On the registry, anyone who wishes to access the information may be able to, including:




Law enforcement

The database includes information regarding your name, age, weight, height, eye color, skin color and distinguishing marks like tattoos and scars. Your photo may appear next to your address and your conviction. Failure to register could mean additional charges are placed against you and you could be forced to serve jail or prison time.

This infographic lists the information disclosed on the New York State Sex Offender Registry, including a current photograph, living address, crime of conviction, age of the victim, all vehicles the offender owns, and probation or parole information. This infographic also lists some crimes that would required sex offender registry.

Protect Your Future & Your Name. Contact King Law!

It is absolutely essential that you take all necessary precautions to protect yourself from a criminal conviction. With the representation of King Law, the firm can immediately start to gather evidence and police reports to determine if you were wrongfully accused or if there are any strategic defenses that may be beneficial to your case. If the case cannot be settled outside of court, a criminal lawyer at King Law can diligently defend your right rights and freedoms in a court of law. It is important that you take action after an arrest.

Contact the firm today by completing a case evaluation form or calling (585) 270-8882 as soon as possible!