Sex Crimes Defense Attorney Spokane, WA
Protecting Your From Becoming a Washington Sex Offender
Being investigated for or charged with a sex crime can significantly change your life. These types of crimes carry a social stigma that can harm you and your family long before a conviction has even been made. Calling upon a trusted and proven criminal defense attorney is crucial to your case. At Phelps & Associates, we have provided competent and consistent legal representation to clients in and around the Spokane area since 1996. Our Spokane sex crime attorneys understand the high stakes in any accusation and will work to tenaciously protect your legal rights and build the most effective defense possible.
Sex Crime Penalties in Washington
Washington legal code has a range of acts that fall under the category of sex crimes.
Examples of criminal offenses include:
- Rape of a child
- Child molestation
- Sexual misconduct with a minor
- Indecent liberties (sexual misconduct or contact by a health provider during medical treatment)
- Failure to register as a sex offender
- Custodial sexual misconduct committed by an employee of law enforcement or a correctional facility against a person in their charge
- Criminal trespass against children
- Child pornography
- Sexual Assault
Sex crimes are most often charged as felonies and range from a year to up to life in prison, with fines ranging from $10,000 up to $50,000. Additionally, most sex crime convictions require mandatory sex offender registration in Washington, which makes your identity and conviction known to the public. Such registration can negatively affect employment and housing and severely impact your reputation.
Sex Offender Lawyer Spokane, Washington
Our Spokane sex crimes attorneys can thoroughly investigate the facts and circumstances of your situation to uncover flaws, errors, and inconsistencies that may be favorable to your defense. We urge you to contact us immediately should you suspect an investigation against you, so we can get to work protecting your legal rights. Our firm is committed to providing you with the counsel and legal support you can trust throughout the duration of your case.
Learn more about how we can defend you by calling (509) 620-0606 today.
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