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  • Published: July 12, 2020

Sometimes these cases can get complicated and murky, but obviously, common sense approach usually prevails and what the prosecutors have to prove is, number one, that there is a child involved with some sort of a sex crime. Also, that sex crime is being perpetrated against the child by the defendant, and the sex crimes for child molestation which I…Read More

  • Published: July 10, 2020

Obviously, a murder and rape situation is probably one of the most serious crimes anybody could face in Los Angeles, California or anywhere in the nation.  In California, in particular, technically that person would be looking at the death penalty. The felony-murder rule would up that situation, obviously, to a murder even if the defendant had the argument that I…Read More

  • Published: July 7, 2020

Since the advent of the internet, sex crimes have been rampant on it and it has taken police, law enforcement -- both at the federal and state level -- some time to be able to deal with internet crimes. For a long period of time -- I've been doing this for 26 years -- so I've been involved since the…Read More

  • Published: July 1, 2020

How Quick Should You Hire Your Sex Crime Defense Attorney If You Believe You're Being Investigated for a Sexual-Related Crime? Of course, when attorneys talk about this, they're always talking from the perspective that you should hire your attorney right away, because they want to be hired right away. So, if you call any attorney or if you talk to…Read More

  • Published: June 26, 2020

I've been handling these date rape offenses now for 26 years and obviously, it's very scary, especially now with the advent of the internet and people are hooking up on the first date a lot.  They meet somebody. Sometimes they have to go through a process on these dating apps, so they feel like they already know the person.  Alcohol…Read More

  • Published: June 21, 2020

Obviously, the worst thing that could happen is you can end up serving a prison sentence.  Nobody wants to go to prison, especially being labeled as a person who has committed a sex crime. That makes it dangerous for the person.  That's probably the worst thing that could happen related to a statutory rape charge in Los Angeles. Also, the…Read More

  • Published: June 17, 2020

When Both Parties Are Conscious And Of Age, Does Alcohol Affect Consent In A Sex Crime Case In Los Angeles County? In Los Angeles County, alcohol does affect consent in sex crime cases. If one party is too intoxicated to consent, and the other party involved takes advantage of that, and has sex or sexually assaults them in some manner,…Read More

  • Published: June 11, 2020

Learn What Rights You Can Lose If You Get Convicted of a Sex Crime in Los Angeles Sex crimes are probably one of the toughest convictions to sustain because of the ramifications it has on you as a person, your rights, your freedoms.  Most sex crimes have the potential for sex registration. That's probably the worst right that gets interfered…Read More

  • Published: June 4, 2020

How often do you see sex crime cases in Los Angeles County where drugs and alcohol were involved in an alleged offense? How does that impact the case? A good portion of sex related offenses involve drugs or alcohol. A lot of people in Los Angeles County are meeting other people on dating applications, which leads to people getting together…Read More

  • Published: June 1, 2020

Human sex trafficking consists of people who are involved in the sex trade, such as prostitution. A lot of these people go online to get women involved in prostitution. They are meeting them at different locations. Most of the women involved in sex trafficking are runaways. As a result, the prosecutors are really looking at the individuals that they believe…Read More

  • Published: February 7, 2020

This is an interesting concept because sexual assault really isn't a crime.  In other words, the crime is more touching the other party in an impermissible way -- in a sexual way. California Penal Code 243.4 defines the crime of sexual battery. That's where the sexual battery concept comes up, but assault really doesn't have you making any contact with…Read More

  • Published: January 30, 2020

Child molestation cases are probably among the most serious cases filed by Los Angeles prosecutors and most times they're trying to seek prison for those individuals who get themselves arrested and prosecuted for these type of sex crimes. As far as how long in prison it will depend on a number of different factors because each case will have unique…Read More

  • Published: January 21, 2020

This is a good question because a lot of people have a false view of how a sex crime case will be prove or prosecuted.  I can't tell you how many times people come into my office and say, well they don't have any evidence against me so I don't really understand why I've been arrested. I don't get it. …Read More

  • Published: January 17, 2020

The reason for this is interesting and you really wouldn't think about it unless you have the inside information.  I defend a lot of human trafficking sex crime-related offenses in the Orange County California area. California Penal Code 236.1 defines the crime of human trafficking. Then speaking to the prosecutors, one of the biggest things that causes many cases to…Read More

  • Published: January 15, 2020

If you don't know the Los Angeles downtown court at 210 West Temple, it is the main courthouse where most sex crimes are prosecuted.  The reason for this is directly across the street is the main hub of the District Attorney's office that handles sex crime cases at the Hall of Records.  All of the DA's are housed there. There's…Read More

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