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Sex Crimes: Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse

Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse is an extraordinarily serious crime. Very similar to rape, a person who is found guilty of committing Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse can face anywhere from a maximum of 20 years in state prison to life in prison. What should I know about Sex Crimes?  If you have been charged or you are being investigated for committing Involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, make sure to contact an experienced Chester County Sex Crimes lawyer immediately.

Sex Crimes: What should I know?

Charged with Sex Crimes? It is easy to feel helpless, if you are either being investigated or have been charged with one of the various Sex Charges in the state of Pennsylvania. Not only does the conviction and investigation for committing sex charges carry a stigma among your friends, family and associates, but a conviction for a sex charge Internet Sex Crimes typically calls for a lengthy jail sentence. If you or a loved one are being investigated or have been charged with a Sex Crime, you should seriously consider hiring an experienced Chester County Sex Crimes Attorney immediately.

Sexting

Sexting is a topic which has been in the news quite a bit recently. In particularly, Three Tredyffrin/Easttown district middle school students are facing charges of Sexting inappropriate pictures of their classmates all of whom are under 18 years of age. The three young men were charged in Chester County juvenile court with various crimes involving the possession and Sexting of inappropriate pictures of minors. read more about these cases here  The intriguing issue in the case is that some of the students did not possess actual naked photos of their classmates, but instead imposed pictures of some of their classmates faces on naked bodies that they found on the internet and texted these pictures to some of their friends.

Falsely accused of Sex Crimes

Being falsely accused of sex crimes can be a very scary situation. Even just the mere accusation of a sex crime can be life altering. It can change the way that your friends and neighbors view you and how you might be portrayed on the internet and in the newspaper. A conviction of a sex crime is obviously much worse than the mere accusation of a sex crime. Almost all sex crimes in Pennsylvania are graded as felonies and can call for anywhere from seven to twenty years in state prison. In addition, a conviction for a Pennsylvania sex crime almost always requires that the Defendant be subject to the requirements of Megan's Law and register as a Sex Offender. Sex Crimes Lawyer  If you have been falsely accused of a sex crime, contact an experienced Sex Crime Lawyer today.

Sex Crimes charges

Sex Crimes attorneys specialize in sex crimes.  If you are charged or being investigated with a sex crime, make sure that you retain an experienced and competent attorney and/or law firm to represent you. A conviction of a sex crime can be debilitating. Besides scaring your reputation and name in your community, Read about SORNA  it can also require that you get listed as a sexual offender and comply with the requirements of Megan's Law.

Sexting Minors

Sexting minors is an act clouded with peril especially if you are over 18 years of age. If you are an individual aged 18 or over and you engage in sexting with a minor, you are exposing yourself to numerous potential criminal charges. This is especially true if the minor sends explicit pictures of herself or himself in texts.  Read about Child Pornography here. If you have engaged in sexting minors, it is imperative that you speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney before you speak with the police or any law enforcement agency.

Charged with Sex Crimes

Many people wonder what to do if they are charged with Sex Crimes.   Sex Crimes are some of the most serious charges that you can face in the Pennsylvania criminal justice system. Sex Crimes can range from charges such as Rape which are punishable by up to 20 years in prison to Indecent Assault which is punishable by two years in prison. If you have been charged or are being investigated for a Sex Crime in Pennsylvania, make sure to hire and experienced Sex Crime attorney whom will be able to advise you throughout your case.  Read about Sex Crimes Lawyers here

Legal Definition of Sexual Assault in Pennsylvania

Sexual Assault is a very serious crime in Pennsylvania. Sexual Assault is graded as a felony of the second degree and punishable by up to ten years in prison. Read more about sex assault charges here A conviction for Sexual Assault also means that the Defendant will be required to abide by the terms of Megan's Law. The stigma attached to an individual charged with a sex crime can be debilitating. People frequently assume that someone whom is charged with such a crime is guilty even before they go to trial. If you are being investigated for the crime of Sexual Assault, you should hire an experienced Sexual Assault lawyer immediately. Don't wait for the government to charge you. Start collecting evidence for your defense as quickly as possible.

Defending Internet sex crimes cases

At the Kelly Law Firm we are experts in Defending Internet Sex Crimes Cases.  Pennsylvania citizens who believe that they are innocently searching the internet can be charged with and end up defending against internet sex crimes cases if they accidently go on the wrong web site. For instance, by clicking and downloading a file from a website that you are not familiar with, you could be setting yourself up for a child pornography charge. Unscrupulous individuals place illegal child pornography in zip files associated with websites that appear to contain only legal adult pornography. When these files are downloaded, law enforcement might take notice and come knocking on your door with a search warrant.  So when you are searching for things on the internet, play it safe and do not download files from unfamiliar websites.  Read more about Internet Sex Crimes and the lawyers who specialize in Defending Internet sex crimes cases.

Mistake as to Age as a Defense in Sex cases

Typically, Mistake as to Age of an alleged victim is not a defense in Pennsylvania in sex charges. Defenses to Corruption of Minors Charge For instance, mistake of age is not a defense if you are charged with Statutory Rape, however it is a defense in a Corruption of Minors charge, so long as the alleged victim is at least 16 years of age.

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