Spokane Sex Crimes Lawyer
Defending Clients Facing Sex Crime Charges in Spokane County
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 Spokane sex offense lawyer 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 defense 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 Crimes 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
What are the Penalties for Sex Crimes in Washington?
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.
Contact Our Spokane Sex Crimes Attorney Today
Our Spokane sex offender lawyers 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 your case.
Contact Phelps & Associates today to schedule a FREE consultation with our sex crimes lawyer in Spokane!
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