Representing Staten Island Clients Charged With Sex Crimes
Why Hire the Law Offices of Robert Tsigler, PLLC?
The Law Offices of Robert Tsigler, PLLC, provide every client with 24/7 access to their legal team. In addition, you can reach out to us at any time throughout your case proceedings for updates, and we will help you prepare for every phase of the criminal trial process.
Our firm has years of experience providing criminal defense representation to clients in Staten Island and the surrounding areas of New York City. Rest assured that you are investing in comprehensive, detail-oriented, and aggressive defense counsel when you choose our firm to represent you in a sex crime case.
Potential Sentencing for Sex Crimes in New York
New York state prosecutors will pursue conviction aggressively in any sex crime case due to the heinous nature of these offenses. This is especially true for any sex crime case involving minor victims. There are many possible sex crimes a New York prosecutor may charge against a defendant, including rape, sexual battery, sexual assault, sexual abuse, indecent exposure, or child pornography charges.
It is not uncommon for people to face New York sex crime convictions when they did not do anything intentionally wrong. For example, if you had consensual sex with someone who lied about their age and later discover that they were under the age of consent, you could face a statutory rape charge. Likewise, if you receive unsolicited nude photos from someone who you did not know was under 18, you could face a charge of possession of child pornography. It’s also possible for a consensual sex partner to later accuse you of rape after the fact. In all these situations, it is vital to have a Staten Island sex crimes defense attorney on your side who can help you prove the truth of the matter and clear your name.
The penalties for sex crimes in New York tend to be quite severe. The sentence for a sex crime typically hinges on the age and condition of the victim and the severity of the offender’s behavior. For example, a charge of indecent exposure would lead to a less severe penalty than the rape of a minor. Depending on the severity of the offense and whether the offender physically harmed the victim in committing the crime, the penalties can include fines, incarceration for several years, and compulsory registration as a sex offender.
Sex offender status is a very severe consequence of a sex crime. The sex offender registration database is publicly accessible, so virtually anyone with a computer can go online and look up every sex offender living in their area. If you are convicted of certain sex crimes, you will need to register as a sex offender, possibly for life. This can make it difficult or impossible to live in certain areas, such as near schools, churches, or daycare facilities, and you may not be able to obtain certain types of employment. Some sex offenders may also lose their professional licenses, further inhibiting them from earning a living after their case concludes.
What to Expect From Your Staten Island Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
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If you have any questions about a pending charge, reach our staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 718-878-3871. Schedule your consultation today.