Utah Child Molestation and Sexual Abuse Defense
Utah makes extensive use of sex offender registration for all types of sex crimes. Registration is usually for life and can make it difficult for you to obtain housing or get a job. Sex offenders may also be subject to prison sentences where they may face harm from other inmates, especially if they are accused of a sex crime involving a minor.
If you have been charged with a sex crime, we at the Law Office of Bailey & Hutchings in Logan, Utah, offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case. You should not discuss the charges with police or anyone else other than your lawyer. Police may not even have enough evidence to charge you with a crime unless you provide that evidence during questioning.
Our lawyers are experienced in defending people charged with all types of sex crimes, including:
- Rape defense
- Unlawful sex with a minor, which is the same as statutory rape
- Child sexual abuse and rape
- Juvenile sex offenses
When a juvenile is charged with a sex crime, the case is handled through the civil court system rather than the criminal court system. Juveniles may face consequences such as community service and counseling expenses for both the juvenile and the victim. Once the child reaches age 18, he or she may also face sex offender registration — a devastating consequence for a young person just beginning his or her life. Due to consequences such as sex offender registration, you should always seek a lawyer's advice if you or someone you love faces serious criminal charges.
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To discuss your case with our Logan sex crimes defense attorneys, call 435-774-1759 or fill out the contact form on this website.