Any charge or allegation that you committed a sex offense is scary, and a conviction for a sexually related offense can have catastrophic consequences on your life including registration as a sex [...]
To be charged with sexual misconduct, it must be alleged that a person: engaged in sexual intercourse with another person without consent; or engaged in oral or anal sexual conduct without consent; [...]
Sexual Misconduct is a class A misdemeanor under N.Y. Penal Law § 130.20. If you are convicted of Sexual Misconduct, it will result in a criminal record. The potential penalties for Sexual [...]
Whether a case proceeds to trial is a case specific decision that is ultimately made by the person charged with the crime after receiving the advice of their criminal attorney. Often, this [...]
A DNA sample is taken by the police, local jail, or probation department. A swab, like the size of a toothbrush, is placed inside your mouth and rubbed against your cheek. The [...]
How do I know if my criminal defense attorney is qualified to represent me for a sex offense charge?
The simple answer is that it is important for you to meet with your lawyer, preferably in person or at least by video if circumstances warrant it. You need to have confidence [...]
What should I do if someone calls or contacts me on social media and accuses me of Sexual Misconduct?
It is easy to want to immediately defend yourself. However, know that it is a common law enforcement technique to attempt a controlled phone call or conversation via text or social media. [...]