Sex crimes covers a broad spectrum of sex-related offenses. In essence, sex crimes
involve non-consensual sexual contact. For example,
sexual assault typically refers to non-consensual sexual contact, whereas
rape involves non-consensual sexual intercourse; however, some states use the
Sex crimes can range from something such as
lewd conduct to more serious charges of child pornography, rape and
sex with a minor. The more severe types of sex crimes are considered a type of
violent crime. One important element of sex crimes, which sets them apart of any other
type of crime, is mandatory
sex offender registration.
Not all sex crimes require sex offender registration, however many of them
do. Most of the time, it's the more serious sex offenses such as sexual
battery, rape and sex crimes against children that require sex offender
Mandatory sex offender registration is a national program. This means that
offenders always have to register – no matter where they live or
where they go. Furthermore, sex offender registration places your headshot,
your name, home address and what crime you were convicted for on the national
sex offender registry. This means that all the information is made public
for anyone to see. Your friends, your family, your neighbors and your
employers can gain access to vital information about your arrest and conviction.
For this reason, if you were arrested for a sex crime, it is essential
that you seek representation from a qualified and experienced Los Angeles
criminal defense attorney.
Martinian & Associates, Inc is a
criminal defense firm serving the residents of the greater Los Angeles area. Their firm
handles all types of criminal cases, both large and small. If you choose
to use a lawyer from their firm, you can rest easy knowing that you will
have an aggressive attorney fighting in your corner, protecting your legal
rights throughout the entire process. Please, do not hesitate to
contact a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer from their firm for a free case evaluation!