Being charged with a sexual offence is a very serious matter. Upon conviction of a sex charge, you are likely to imprisoned and made to register as a sex offender.
This has ramifications on the person including a continuing obligation to report to authorities, prohibitions on travel, property confiscation and difficulty finding employment.
Defined in Part V, Chapter XXXI of The Criminal Code, some of these charges include:
- Sexual penetration without consent
- Indecent dealing
- Indecent assault
If you have been charged with a sex-related offence under state or federal law, it is important to gain sound legal advice from an experienced defence lawyer before speaking to the police.
Our Perth lawyers are highly experienced defending sex offences. We will assess the circumstances of your case to identify possible defences you may be able to use in court so you can receive the lowest penalty and impact to your life.
We can also provide legal advice and representation on matters relating to children including sexual offences against childen and possession and distribution of child pornography.
These offences are of a delicate nature and you can rest assured we will approach them with the utmost discretion.
If you are facing a sex offence, contact us now to speak to one of the leading criminal defence lawyers in Western Australia.