Maryland Sex Crimes Attorneys
No crime carries with it a stronger public resentment nor tougher sentences than sex crimes. If you are facing such a charge, you could face long prison sentences, lifetime registration as a sex offender, and other devastating consequences for you and your family. You should trust your future to someone with the experience and legal skills to handle these complicated matters rather than letting the chips fall where they may.
The law is NOT on your side if you are accused of a sex crime, even a minor one. Do not let anything get in your way of hiring a lawyer. The law will not care, and you will be punished. As soon as you learn there is even the slightest chance the police want to charge you with a sex crime, you should be reaching for your phone to call Kim & Grillo Law. Sex crimes are among the trickiest crimes to fight due to the high emotions involved. No one wants to disbelieve the story of the victim. Nevertheless, you have rights under the law, and you must exercise them.
Types of Sex Crimes in Maryland
There are a wide variety of sex crimes. Some are misdemeanors, but most are considered serious felonies. Sex crimes include:
- Lewd act with child (child molestation under 14 years old)
- Child molestation 14 years or older
- Forcible rape
- Statutory rape (consensual intercourse under 18 years old)
- Obligation to register as a sex offender with the local police
- Possession of obscene matter
- Indecent exposure
- Lewd act in public place
- Solicitation of prostitution
- Sexual battery
The penalties for these can vary, but nearly all sex crimes require registration on Maryland’s sex offender registry. The consequences of having to register are worse than you think.
If you or a loved one is facing a sex crimes charge, contact us immediately for a free case evaluation. The sooner we can get access to your case file, the stronger our chances of getting you a favorable result.