Sexual Offense Crimes

Sexual Offense Crimes

Serving Akron, Canton, Summit County, Portage and Medina, Ohio.
Being charged with any criminal offense can be stressful and overwhelming. Sexual offense crimes are often complicated and emotionally charged. The consequences of being charged with a sexual offense crime are potentially severe and life-altering. The first step you should take if you have been charged with a sexual crime in the state of Ohio is to contact an experienced attorney who can represent and guide you through the legal process.
 
Sex offenses are crimes that are sexual as defined by statute. Common criminal sex offenses in Ohio include:
  • Rape

  • Sexual Battery

  • Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor

  • Solicitation or Importuning (Prostitution)

  • Public Indecency

  • Child Pornography

Additionally, sexual offense crimes involving multiple states, if the crime was perpetrated over the internet, or if the crime occurred on government land, are prosecuted at the Federal level. Examples of federal sexual offense crimes include:
  • Child sexual exploitation

  • Child pornography

  • Computer sex crimes

  • Human trafficking for prostitution

  • Sex trafficking of minors

  • Kidnapping to commit a sex offense

  • Sex crimes resulting in death

  • Aggravated sexual abuse

  • Sexual abuse of a child
 
Punishment for a sex crime conviction can vary from lifelong imprisonment to probation. Conviction of any crime can have lasting effects on your freedom and rights. However, sexual offense convictions may require lifelong registration as a sexual offender, mandate where you can reside, and which positions you are not able to be employed in. Sexual offender registration carries a stigma that may affect social relationships.
 
Do not take any chances if you have been charged with a sexual offense. If you or someone you know has been charged with a sexual offense crime, the lawyers at Hoover Kacyon, LLC., are dedicated to supporting you. We deliver the highest quality legal representation from a team of professionals while also providing excellent customer service. Call us at 330-922-4491 or contact us online to make an appointment.