San Fernando Valley Sex Crime Defense Lawyer
Your first move is to hire a criminal defense attorney that is local to the courthouse your case is pending. Meaning, that they appear in that courthouse on a frequent basis. If they are in the particular courthouse your case is pending all the time, then they will know the persons that will be involved in the prosecution of your case. This is a huge advantage in a sex crime case in any of the Los Angeles courthouses. As an insider, the attorney will know who to talk to and who not to talk to. In these type of cases, there are many prosecutors and judges that are particularly harsh on persons charged with sex crimes. They will go out of there way to make sure the punishment is swift and devastating. Obviously, these individuals must be avoided and your attorney must have the savvy and know how to obtain fair treatment for you and make sure that your rights, reputation and freedom are protected at all costs.
Sex crimes are given the most attention in both the San Fernando and Van Nuys Courthouses. The District Attorney’s Office has special units of prosecutors that deal with these cases. These prosecutors are given marching orders by the higher up prosecutors in downtown Los Angeles. The best sex crime attorneys know what these marching order are and are prepared to defend their clients the right way. While there is a rise of violence and sex crimes in today’s society, many sex crimes are falsely reported or exaggerated, which results in often severe punishment for innocent civilians. The best sex crime attorneys must be ready to use everything at their disposal to fight for those people falsely accused of a sex crime.
Our experienced team of attorneys have daily appearances in San Fernando and Van Nuys Courthouses, and we can inform you on how the San Fernando Courthouse has dealt with similar cases. We put our clients first, and will aggressively pursue any sex crime case in San Fernando and Van Nuys Courthouse. Sex crimes are defined as sexual acts forced upon another by violence and force, including spousal rape, child molestation, battery, or statutory rape. Sex crimes and offenses require a heavy burden of proof and evidence, and often boils down to the victim’s word against the offender’s word, allowing the jury to side with the victim. That is why legal representation of sex crimes is vital for the survival of the accused offender. Our attorneys have the experience in San Fernando and Van Nuys Court Houses that just might save your case.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a sex crime?
A sex crime is defined forcing or threatening another to engage in sexual behavior against their will, or if they are a minor.
How long does a sex offense stay on my record?
A sex offense is permanently on your record, unless you are a minor at which it would be erased after you are 18 years old. In the state of California, and most other states, a sex offender must register for the public’s knowledge.
We represent the following Los Angeles Metro Court House Locations
Los Angeles Airport Court House- 11701 S. La Cienega, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Pasadena Courthouse- 300 East Walnut Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Sylmar Juvenile Courthouse – 16350 Filbert Street, Sylmar, CA 91342
Torrance Courthouse- 825 Maple Ave., Torrance, CA 90503
Van Nuys Courthouse- 6230 Sylmar Ave., Van Nuys, CA 91401
West Los Angeles Courthouse- 1633 Purdue Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90025
San Fernando Court – 900 3rd St, San Fernando, CA 91340
Burbank Court – 300 E Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91502