Child Molestation Criminal Defense Lawyers for allegations of penal code 288 (a).
If you have been arrested for a violation of penal code section 288(a), you need to consult with our criminal defense lawyers. There are things that can be done early on that will give the advantage to help successfully solve your legal problem.
How much time does this offense carry?
A conviction of penal code section 288 (a) carries a sentencing range of up to 8 years in state prison. If multiple counts are charged, the maximum exposure is generally based on 8 years on the first count and one third of 6 years for each additional count. If there are three or more acts exceeding a 3 month period, the maximum prison time is 16 year for one counts alone under penal code 288.5 and possibly more time if additional counts are filed.
Do I have to register as a sex offender?
Yes. If you are convicted, the offense carries a life time registration under penal code 290.
What are the consequences of being a registered sex offender?
You may be required to wear a GPS tracking device for life and be restricted from living within 2000 feet of any school or park under Jessica's Law. You may find it difficult to obtain employment anywhere. You photograph may be posted on the internet pursuant to Megans Law. You may find people protesting in front of your house. If you share a house with other registered sex offenders and put there by the department of corrections, the Chief of Police will hold a press conference and you may be subject to harassment. You may find it difficult to find a place to live that complies with Jessica's Law.
Time is of the essence. While the prosecutors and police detective are working around the clock to build a case against you for allegations of child molestation under penal code 288 (a), it is imperative to immediately build a successful criminal defense.
Successful Track Record Winning Child Molestation Cases. We have kept many clients out of jail. Our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys are very familiar with the various jail alternatives available. We have been ranked "Superb" by the nations largest client and peer review legal directory.
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Sex Crimes - Our Sex Crimes Criminal Defense Attorney has the knowledge in defending sex crimes cases and have kept many of our clients from going to prison and from having to register as sex offenders. Our criminal defense team defend clients facing alleged violations of penal code 288 (a), 288.5, 647.6 and 314. Our winning record can help you or your loved ones. (Click here, to see our winning record handling penal code section 288 (a).)
Our Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers have successfully handled more than 2000 felony and misdemeanor cases. Our head trial counsel previously worked as a prosecutor and is very successful in handling both State, Federal and Juvenile matters.
Our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Team includes investigators with experience as former L.A. County Sheriffs and former Los Angeles Police Officers. Because they have worked for the opposing side, they know when a police officer is not following proper procedures and this can sometimes be devasting to the prosecutions case. These former police officers compliment your successful criminal defense.
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