The penalties associated with sex offenses in State and Federal court have increased dramatically over the past decade. If you have been accused of production and possession of child pornography, sexual assaults or rapes, prostitution, solicitation or similar offenses—you need an experienced advocate on your side.
Generally this is a new and unfamiliar territory for someone being accused. The police investigate these allegations more frequently. They know what to do and how to do it. It is vital the individual knows their rights and takes advantage of them.
Our experienced criminal defense attorneys understand the severity of a sex crime and the impact it may have on one’s life.
Conviction of a sex crime has the potential result of substantial prison time, lifetime offender registration, public humiliation, professional marginalization, restrictions on locations in which to live, and social ostracism. We treat all of our clients and their cases with respect and professionalism as we know this is a difficult situation.
Butler Beschen Law PLLC has represented numerous clients charged or investigated for sex offenses. We mount a thorough defense by gaining a complete understanding of the client and witnesses involved and retain experienced investigators to locate and interview witnesses and determine the accuser’s motivations.
The sooner you have an advocate on your side, the better your rights will be protected. We have frequently succeeded in resolving these matters discretely before they make it to court.
It cannot be stressed enough how crucial it is to consult with an attorney before doing an interview with law enforcement. To discuss the charges you are facing with an attorney, call us today for a free consultation.
|9A.44.020||Testimony — Evidence — Written motion — Admissibility.|
|9A.44.030||Defenses to prosecution under this chapter.|
|9A.44.040||Rape in the first degree.|
|9A.44.045||First degree rape — Penalties.|
|9A.44.050||Rape in the second degree.|
|9A.44.060||Rape in the third degree.|
|9A.44.073||Rape of a child in the first degree.|
|9A.44.076||Rape of a child in the second degree.|
|9A.44.079||Rape of a child in the third degree.|
|9A.44.083||Child molestation in the first degree.|
|9A.44.086||Child molestation in the second degree.|
|9A.44.089||Child molestation in the third degree.|
|9A.44.093||Sexual misconduct with a minor in the first degree.|
|9A.44.096||Sexual misconduct with a minor in the second degree.|
|9A.44.105||Sexually violating human remains.|
|9A.44.120||Admissibility of child’s statement — Conditions.|
|9A.44.130||Registration of sex offenders and kidnapping offenders — Procedures — Definition — Penalties.|
|9A.44.140||Registration of sex offenders and kidnapping offenders — End of duty to register — Expiration of subsection.|
|9A.44.145||Notification to offenders of changed requirements.|
|9A.44.150||Testimony of child by closed-circuit television.|
|9A.44.160||Custodial sexual misconduct in the first degree.|
|9A.44.170||Custodial sexual misconduct in the second degree.|
|9A.44.180||Custodial sexual misconduct — Defense.|
|9A.44.190||Criminal trespass against children — Definitions.|
|9A.44.193||Criminal trespass against children — Covered entities.|
|9A.44.196||Criminal trespass against children.|