Sex crimes typically include any lewd and illegal sexual act that one person forces on another person. Crimes may take several forms, and individuals who face these charges may face significant punishment if convicted. Typically, the punishment depends on the severity of the charges, and the individual’s past criminal history.
Regardless of how harsh punishment is, sex crimes can damage both your criminal record and your reputation. If you or someone you know has been charged with a sex crime, contact the Champaign-Urbana criminal defense lawyers of Bruno Law Offices today at (217) 328-6000.
Types of Sex Crimes
Sex crimes range from the possession of illegal materials to physical action forced upon another person. Both men and women can commit such crimes, and individuals of both sexes can be victims of the crimes. Additionally, a person of any age may fall victim to a sex crime.
The most common sex crimes are:
- Child molestation
- Sexual harassment
- Possession of child pornography
- Sexual assault
Depending on the age of the victim, the severity of the crime, and the number of previous offenses the person in question has committed, punishment can range anywhere from probation and fines to life in prison. Individuals charged with any sex crime are advised to seek criminal defense immediately.
Sex crimes are serious offenses that may land you in prison and that may permanently damage your reputation. To help fight your charges, contact the Champaign-Urbana criminal defense attorneys of Bruno Law Offices today at (217) 328-6000.