When it comes to Phoenix 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.
Classifying Phoenix Sex Crimes
Within our state, there are numerous types of sex crimes and the consequences will depend on the crime that was allegedly committed. The following Phoenix sex crimes can result in stiff penalties:
- Rape (also referred to as sexual assault)
- Sexual conduct with a minor
- Sexual misconduct
- Indecent exposure
- Prostitution or solicitation
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Defenses for Phoenix 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 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 Phoenix 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.
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