Child molestation refers to any unlawful sexual activity committed against an individual under the age of 18. Child molestation falls under criminal sexual conduct crimes and is considered a felony offense. Because the alleged victim is a child, child molestation cases can come with harsh penalties.
This is a very heavy sentence to live with which is why it is so critical that you fight back against any child molestation allegations as soon as possible.
Child Molestation Offences
In most instances a child molestation conviction is a felony offense. Our firm handles all child molestation accusations including the following:
- Sexual assault and sexual abuse cases
- Statutory rape claims
- Allegations of incest and sodomy
- Child prostitution
- Indecent exposure and masturbation in front of a minor
- Creation or distribution of child pornographer
Child molestation accusations can happen to anyone. In many instances a child may accuse someone they know and trust of molestation including parents, teachers, aunts and uncles, siblings or neighbors. It is important that any child molestation allegation be handled with utmost respect, compassion and significance.
There is a lot at stake if you are convicted of any child molestation crime. Not only will you face severe penalties including imprisonment, loss of rights and fines, but your personal and professional life will most certainly suffer as well. You may have trouble finding decent work and accommodation and you will be registered as a sex offender. You will lose the right to travel and will not be able to live a certain distance from schools, parks and bus routes.
If you are facing child molestation charges you most likely will feel shame, guilty and angry. It is important to remember that just because you have been accused of this heinous crime does not mean that you are guilty of it. There are ways to fight back against child molestation allegations and come out of court with a not-guilty verdict. Our attorneys will fight to make this happen.