Common Types of Sex Crimes & Penalties

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In Georgia, sex offenses are not treated leniently. Persons who have been charged with sex crimes not only have to worry about sex offender registration that could greatly impact their future, they also have to protect against prison time, fines, probation and other court mandated penalties. While there are varying degrees of sex crimes, they can all greatly impact the life of the accused without proper defense representation.

The Penalties of Sex Crime Convictions

Certain offenses that are more frequently identified in Georgia, include:

Misdemeanors:

  • Indecent exposure
  • Prostitution
  • Pandering
  • Sexual batter

Felonies:

  • Rape
  • Child molestation
  • Possessing or selling child pornography

The associate penalties depend entirely on the offense, if the accused has had previous run-ins with the law and the age of other parties involved. For example, prostitutes could face up to one year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. Someone who is a customer of a prostitute could also be dealt the same hand and charged with a misdemeanor. If a person is dealt charges for rape, they may be sentenced with anywhere from 10 years to a lifetime in prison. In some cases, the death penalty may even be considered.

Over 40 Years Protecting Residents in Georgia

Prosecutors in Georgia are often bent on bringing final conviction to those accused of sex offenses. Protect your rights and help ensure that you receive a completely fair trial, no matter what charges you are currently dealing with. At Henrickson & Sereebutra, LLC we make our clients our top priority. With over four decades of combined experience in criminal law, our Marietta sex crime lawyers are more than prepared to look over your case today.

Former prosecutors and aggressive advocates, our team believes in building a relationship with each of our clients. In the past, we have successfully achieved "not guilty" verdicts for many of our clients and will do everything in our power to get you the positive case result you deserve. Contact our firm at (888) 816-4396 today to allow us to help you at a time when you need it most!

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