The Sanders Firm, P.C.: Sexual Offenses
The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York City offers criminal defense services to those charged in offenses against persons, including those facing charges under Article 125 New York State Penal Law, which covers sexual offenses. Being charged with a sexual offense is a very serious matter. When this occurs, a defendant should request legal counsel as soon as possible. Engaging a lawyer early in the process will ensure that you get maximum benefit from your attorney’s early investment in your case.
Under Article 125 are listed numerous sexual offenses. These include aggravated sexual abuse, rape, criminal sexual act, course of sexual conduct against a child, and sexual misconduct. Crimes listed under sexual offenses range from misdemeanors to felonies, depending upon the nature and gravity of the offense. Sexual offenses may be forcible or non-forcible.
Being charged with a sexual offense can be overwhelming. When charges are brought and you are being interrogated, it can be extremely difficult to simply know what to do. In New York State after being arrested you have the right to have a lawyer present whenever you are being questioned.
What Should You Do?
If you are charged with a sexual offense, The Sanders Firm, P.C. in New York, believes that it is important that you retain legal counsel as soon as possible. By securing a lawyer from the very start who will work with you, you are protecting your rights, preparing for your day in court, and creating a connection with the one person who will stand by you throughout the entire process.
It is advisable that when you are arrested and charged, that you do not waive your Miranda rights. Your Miranda rights allow you to meet with an attorney before you answer any questions and those same rights allow you to have an attorney present during questioning. If you waive your Miranda rights, anything you say and do can be used against you in a court of law. Thus, keeping those rights intact is very important to your case.
If you have been charged with a sexual offense contact The Sanders Firm P.C., as soon as possible and we will be by your side in no time. At The Sanders Firm, P.C., we believe that every defendant is innocent until proven guilty and we believe in everyone’s right to a fair and impartial trial. We represent clients in every area of criminal law and strive to ensure they are able to utilize every aspect of the judicial system to their advantage.
Once you contact us, we will meet with you. The attorney will gather information concerning your case, including interviewing you, reviewing all evidence, and interviewing possible witnesses. Working with you, your attorney will develop a plan of action for your defense and in consultation with you devise your defense strategy. We work tirelessly for the clients, endeavoring to secure each an impartial jury and a trial that affords them due process. If you have been accused of a sexual offense contact The Sanders Firm, P.C. now. We are your voice for justice in the New York State criminal justice system.