Arizona Sex Crimes & Possible Defenses: Is There Any Hope?

When it comes to Arizona sex crime charges, you need to understand that you are in for a battle and things will not be easy. Sex offenses tend to cause intense emotions, making it difficult to avoid jail time. These crimes are considered incredibly serious and carry severe punishments. However, a successful defense could keep you out of prison, allowing you to get your life back to normal.

Sex Crimes in Arizona

Within our state, there are numerous types of sex crimes and the consequences will depend on the crime that was allegedly committed. Below are some Arizona sex crimes that can result in stiff penalties:

  • Rape (also referred to as sexual assault)
  • Sexual conduct with a minor
  • Molestation
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Indecent exposure
  • Prostitution or solicitation

Defenses for Arizona Sex Crimes

If you have been accused of one of these crimes or a different sexual offense, you need to recognize that there are often defenses available and consequently, there may be some hope for you and your family.

The list of possible defenses in Arizona sex crime cases include:

  • Insufficient evidence
  • Tainted evidence
  • Consent of both adults
  • Mistaken identity
  • Sexual interest was not a motivation

To learn more about the other defenses that are often brought against sex crime allegations, contact one of the experienced Phoenix criminal lawyers at the law firm of Curry, Pearson & Wooten, PLC. We understand that when you are accused of a sexual offense, your life can change even before there is a guilty verdict. You may have found your life completely turned upside down when you were faced with a criminal charge. We can help you create a strong defense, so that you can protect your future.

For answers to your questions or to get some advice about your specific case, contact the Arizona criminal lawyers at our firm by calling 602-258-1000 or toll free at 1-888-9AZLAWCOM (888-929-5292). 

We have written a book, Arizona Criminal Law - What You Must Know, which anyone who has been accused of a crime should read. This book is offered for FREE and should be read before taking any steps regarding your case.