You Need a Lawyer Now if there is a Sex Crime Allegation
The phone call from the detective who says he just wants to “clear up and close out a little matter” is often an invitation for a statement, prosecution and conviction that will dramatically change your life. Your liberty and your life as you know it are at great peril if you fail to immediately meet with defense counsel for a thorough, confidential consultation regarding what is alleged and how you should defend the allegation. Call now, before answering a call from law enforcement. Call experienced counsel at Hayes & Rothstein.
Milwaukee Sex Crimes Attorneys can keep an Arrest for a Sex Offense from Ruining Your Life
Any allegation, investigation, arrest or prosecution should be taken very seriously, but an allegation of a sex crime that may lead to a conviction can have far-reaching consequences that negatively affect every aspect of your life for years to come. The sex crimes attorneys at Hayes & Rothstein, S.C. represent people in Milwaukee and Waukesha who have been arrested placed under suspicion for a sex offense and need skilled, knowledgeable and proactive criminal defense to protect all of your interests.
Our attorneys represent people charged with any type of sex offense, including:
- Sexual assault or rape
- Child sexual assault
- Internet sex crimes
- Possession of child pornography
- Lewd and lascivious behavior
- Solicitation or Prostitution
Sexual assault is a serious felony that can be charged under different statutes with severe penalties for conviction, up to and including life in prison. Penalties can be increased depending upon many factors, including a prior history of sex crimes, if the victim was a child or elderly person, if a caregiver commits the act, or if there was transmission of a sexual disease.
Sex Offender Registration
Wisconsin, like other states, also has its version of Megan's Law, requiring convicted sex offenders to sign on to a sex offender registry. The sex offender registry is online and open to the public as well as law enforcement and can impact where you are able to live and work for the rest of your life.
Sexual Assault Attorneys in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sexual assault and abuse cases in Milwaukee and Wisconsin are often highly complex, sometime involving testimony of family members and children. Furthermore, prosecutors often find themselves under extreme pressure to secure convictions in sexual assault cases, making the jobs of defense attorneys all the more difficult.
Sexual assault attorneys in Waukesha and Milwaukee are often able to formulate strong defenses through careful pretrial research. Laws of evidence are unique in sexual assault cases, leading prosecutors to attempt to build cases on evidence of questionable admissibility. An experienced attorney working for your defense may well be able to get key evidence against you ruled as irrelevant or inadmissible—this is often a major victory in a sexual assault case.
How Our Waukesha Sexual Assault Lawyers Can Help
Our experienced sexual assault lawyers can also:
- Leverage our experience with local sexual assault laws to determine the proper legal defense for your particular case.
- Put our familiarity with local authorities to help negotiate your case, possibly leading to the dismissal of more serious charges.
- Handle the overwhelming amount of paperwork and legal things you face, allowing you to focus on keeping your life in order and handling the potentially explosive emotional fallout of sexual assault allegations.
Respected Legal Assistance with Sexual Assault Laws in Waukesha and Milwaukee
Over 90 percent of our clients are referred to us by satisfied clients or members of the legal community who are impressed when they see our work in court. Call now for an immediate consultation with an experienced Milwaukee lawyer. Make an appointment to secure your rights and safeguard your future.