If you have been charged with a sex crime in New Jersey, not only will you face the consequences of your actions upon a conviction, but you will face a lifetime of backlash, even after your sentence has been served. Sex crimes are taken very seriously in the state of New Jersey and often results in the individual serving time behind bars and being required to register as a sex offender for the rest of their life. Anyone who has been charged with a sex crime in New Jersey should hire a Bergen County sex crimes defense attorney as soon as possible. The Law Office of Attorney Conway is ready to take on your case, no matter how badly the odds are stacked against you. Contact The Law Office of Attorney Conway today to discuss your situation.
Individuals who are charged with a sex crime often face consequences that impact them every day for the rest of their lives. There are a number of different crimes that fall under the category of sex crimes, all of which result in significant, lifelong penalties. Some of the crimes that The Law Office of Attorney Conway has experience handling include the following:
Any individual that is convicted of rape, which is now referred to as sexual assault, will be facing between five and ten years of imprisonment. Those who are convicted of aggravated sexual assault charges often face 20 years of imprisonment. After a prison sentence is completed, individuals are often required to register as a sex offender for years down the road.
Under Megan’s Law, the state of New Jersey requires that individuals who are convicted of sex crimes register as a sex offender. When someone registers as a sex offender, many groups of people can view this information and obtain information regarding the individual’s conviction. The people that can see this information include potential employers, friends, neighbors, and others. Additionally, anyone registered as a sex offender under Megan’s Law must notify local law enforcement of their new address if they choose to move to a different residence. Of course, this will follow an individual for years and make their everyday life a challenge.
If you have been charged with a sex crime, your future is at stake. Simply being associated with a sex crime has major social repercussions on an individual. Therefore, it is important to retain the services of an experienced Bergen County sex crimes defense attorney. Contact The Law Office of Attorney Conway today.