The stigma of being charged with a sex crime has the potential to carry more than criminal sanctions. Having a sex crime conviction can have a long-lasting effect on your family relationships, your schooling or career path, and even yourself. Merely being accused of a sex crime can have long-term repercussions on your reputation and your job.
It is critical if you have been accused of committing a sex crime that you consult with our Murfreesboro sex crimes attorney immediately. At Clarke Law Firm we are committed to fighting for you, your rights, and your freedom.
Sex crimes are criminal acts that involve sexual behavior. These criminal acts can include such offenses as:
Sex crime offenses in Tennessee can be either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the specific offense charged. A sex crimes conviction can carry severe court-ordered penalties such as prison sentences, fines, and probation. In addition, almost all sex offenders are required to register on the Sex Offender Registry.
The Sex Offender Registry is accessible to the public and your inclusion on the list may seriously impact where you can work, where you can live, and what your acquaintances, friends, and family will think when they find out you are on the registry.
Due to the potentially disastrous consequences facing an individual charged with a sex crime, it is vital that you promptly consult with legal aid. Even though defending an individual accused of a sex crime is difficult, there are viable defense options we can help you consider.
Sometimes a victim will bring charges against you due to anger, jealousy, or revenge. We will investigate the victim allegations to uncover possible motives, DNA evidence, police procedure, and more, to determine if there is sufficient evidence to proceed with the criminal case.
Sex crimes allegations and charges can affect you for the rest of your life. At Clarke Law Firm we will make sure you receive fair treatment throughout this confusing and stressful process. We are committed to fighting for the best outcome in your specific situation.