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Aggressively Defending Against Sex Crimes in Pinal County

If you've been accused of a sex crime, the stakes couldn't be higher. A conviction for a sex crime can come with some of the harshest penalties in Arizona law, including long prison sentences, steep fines, and registration as a sex offender. In addition, a conviction can ruin your reputation and negatively impact your relationships, your career, and your life in general. If you have been accused of a sex crime, you need the help of a highly skilled and experienced Casa Grande criminal defense attorney.

As a former prosecutor, Attorney Sutton knows how to defend cases from all angles, including the prosecution's, and he knows how to attack cases in ways that a prosecutor may not expect. As a result, he can defend your case in ways that will help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Have you been accused of a sex crime in Arizona? Call Sutton Law, P.C., today at (877) 774-9344 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our sex crimes attorney in Casa Grande.

Types of Sex Crimes in Arizona

In the state of Arizona, a sex crime is considered a criminal offense that involves sexual conduct or behavior that is illegal or non-consensual. Sex crimes are taken very seriously and are punished severely in the state. The following are some common types of sex crimes that can be prosecuted:

  1. Sexual Assault
  2. Child Molestation
  3. Sexual Abuse
  4. Sexual Conduct with a Minor
  5. Indecent Exposure
  6. Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
  7. Prostitution
  8. Internet Sex Crimes

It's important to note that this is not an exhaustive list, and Arizona law covers various other sex crimes. If you are facing charges for a sex crime in Pinal County, it is advisable to consult with our Casa Grande sex crimes lawyer, who is here to provide a strong legal defense on your behalf.

What are the Penalties For Sex Crimes in Arizona?

Sex crimes are some of the most serious crimes that can be prosecuted in Arizona. As a result, penalties for sex crimes are some of the harshest in the state. In addition, if you have a prior conviction for a sex crime, you may be facing enhanced penalties if you are convicted of another sex crime.

The penalties for a sex crime conviction can include the following:

  • Fines
  • Probation
  • Community service
  • Jail time
  • Restitution
  • Sex offender treatment
  • Lifetime sex offender registration

How to Defend Against Sex Crime Charges

Sex crimes often involve two parties who know each other and may or may not have had sexual relations before. Because of this, it is possible that the other person may claim that you committed a sex crime in an effort to avoid getting in trouble or to extort money from you. In addition, a sex crime may be alleged when there was no sex crime at all.

Some possible defenses for a sex crime charge include the following:

  • There was no sex crime
  • No sexual contact occurred
  • The sex was consensual
  • False accusation or extortion

Arizona Sex Offender Registry

If you are convicted of a sex crime in Arizona, you will also be required to register as a sex offender. You will be required to register for at least 15 years, and you may have to register for life if you are convicted of a more serious sex crime. As a registered sex offender, you will be required to provide personal information, such as your name, address, and picture, to the state. You will also be required to notify the state of any changes to your information, such as a change of address.

In addition to providing information to the state, you will be required to provide information to anyone who asks you for it. If you fail to register or provide information to someone who asks for it, you can be charged with a felony. If you are convicted of failing to register or provide information, you can face serious penalties.

Contact Our Sex Crimes Attorney in Casa Grande Today

If you are facing a sex crime charge, you need an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney on your side. Our firm can provide you with the aggressive and dedicated defense you need to protect your freedom and your future.

Contact Sutton Law, P.C., today to get started on your defense with our Casa Grande sex crimes lawyer.


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