Sex crimes in New York are some of the most serious crimes one can be charged with. Convictions for sex crimes often carry severe and life changing consequences. Reasons for this include:
- Sex crimes are rarely expunged – it will be on your record forever.
- Sex offender registration requirements – some of these registries are publicly available online.
- Possible restrictions on where you can live and work.
The severity of these consequences call for taking any steps necessary to avoid conviction or minimize the consequences if convicted. A private criminal defense attorney with experience defending sex crimes cases will understand the unique issues associated with sex crimes charges and how to best defend a client charged with a sex crime.
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