Portland Sex Crime Attorney
Sex Offenses in Oregon
Accusations of sexual misconduct carry a social stigma that can have an immediate impact on your personal and professional life. There are many different types of sex-related crimes, including:
- Unlawful sexual penetration
- Sexual misconduct
- Sexual abuse
- Sexual corruption of a child
- Manufacturing and distribution of child pornography
- Sexual assault
The severity of the charges will depend on the circumstances of the case. Sex crimes that result in severe bodily harm, involve children and/or the use of a deadly weapon can result in felony charges and Ballot Measure 11 mandatory minimum sentencing. A
Portland criminal defense lawyer can explain the laws pertaining to your case and discuss possible outcomes to your legal situation. When fighting sex crime charges, it is imperative that you hire an experienced trial lawyer that will safeguard your constitutional rights.
Penalties for Sex Crime Charges
The crime of rape can be charged in the first, second or third degree. First degree rape is a Class A felony involving the use of force. You can also be charged with first degree rape if you engaged in sexual intercourse with a minor under 12 years of age, or the alleged victim was mentally or physically incapacitated. A conviction for Class A felony rape will result in a minimum prison sentence of 8 years and four months. Other penalties can include fines, restitution, mandatory psychological counseling and court-ordered sex offender registration.
The Law Office of Donald J. Molnar is an established criminal defense firm that represents clients in charged with sex crimes. We know the many consequences of a guilty verdict in a sex crime case, and will conduct an in-depth investigation of the accusations against you. Our firm will explain all of your legal options and discuss your defense alternatives. We provide trusted legal counsel and unwavering representation when seeking the best possible outcome to your legal situation.
Contact a Portland sex crime attorney at our law firm if you need aggressive defense against your charges.