What Is A Sex Offense in Illinois?

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A sex offense may qualify as a number of different crimes, including rape, statutory rape and prostitution, among other things. In many cases, the consequences for a conviction of a sex crime are severe, including imprisonment and registration on the Illinois Sex Offender Registry.

If you've been accused of a sexual offense, you need a skilled and experienced sex crime defense attorney. Call Donahue, Sowa & Magana today at 630- 762-1780 or contact us online.

You have a right to defend yourself against sex crime charges. Don't wait. Let us start working on your case today.

Any form of illegal sexual activity may be considered a sexual offense, including rape, prostitution, public indecency, voyeurism, solicitation, illegal pornography, date rape, lewd acts, pandering and statutory rape. In the most serious cases, these acts involve children or physical injury to the victim.

Most sexual assault crimes involve some sort of unwanted contact of a sexual nature, which means that the victim refused to consent, physically objected or was not able to legally give consent. These laws are meant to protect all victims of sexual crimes and are generally unbiased in terms of gender.

Misdemeanor vs. Felony Charges

For less serious sexual crimes, such as public indecency, the prosecutor can decide whether to charge the offense as a misdemeanor or felony. If you contact a sex crime defense attorney early enough in the process, you may be able to have your charges reduced, minimizing the damages to you and your reputation.

In most cases, crimes like sexual assault or abuse will be classified as felonies. If you're facing felony charges, you need a skilled lawyer to conduct an investigation and ready your case for court.

If sexual accusations could potentially change your life forever, call us today at 630- 762-1780 or contact us online.

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Naperville: 630-505-5200 St. Charles: 630-762-1780
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