When the Police Come Calling, Call A Raleigh, North Carolina, Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer
Have you been accused of committing a sex offense? You may already be aware that the sentence and punishment for a conviction go beyond just the criminal penalties. You are also facing the stigma of possible lifetime registration as a sex offender.
If you are facing charges, they won't go away on their own. You need aggressive, skilled legal defense. Contact the Raleigh law office of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, online today or call 919-521-4646 to arrange a free consultation. We know there are at least two sides to every story, particularly when it comes to the emotionally-charged accusations of sexual assault, inappropriate sexual contact or Internet sex crimes involving children. We want to hear your side.
Have The Police Come Asking Questions About A Consensual Sex Act?
If the police start investigating you for a sex crime, your head may start spinning about what to do next: Call a lawyer, now. If the police are asking questions, chances are you are a suspect in a sex crime or have been specifically accused of a sex offense. Do NOT say a word to the investigators. You are under no obligation to answer their questions. Call our Raleigh law office to speak with a sex crimes defense lawyer; we will explain the court process and what your rights are. Then we go to work for you, aggressively protecting your future.
Whenever possible, we will focus on getting your charges dismissed for lack of evidence. If that strategy isn't available, we will work closely with the prosecutor to reduce felony charges to a misdemeanor. Our goal will always be to keep a conviction off your record and your name off the sex offender registry. Call our Raleigh law office today if you are facing accusations of any of the following sex offenses:
- Sexual assault or rape, aggravated sexual assault
- Date rape
- Sex crimes against children, including statutory rape, child exploitation, internet sex crimes and child pornography, solicitation of a minor, false allegations of sexual abuse of a child
- Juvenile sex offenses
- Lewd behavior, indecent exposure
- Prostitution, solicitation
- Kidnapping for the purpose of committing a sex crime
We've put together a general information page on what constitutes a sex offense in North Carolina as well.
When You're Facing A Sex Crime Accusation, Experience Counts
At Roberts Law Group, PLLC, our team of defense attorneys aggressively fight for the rights and the futures of our clients. We:
- Will be on your side during an investigation by Child Protective Services (CPS)
- Defend our clients at trial if a dismissal, charge reduction or favorable plea cannot be reached
- Effectively use expert testimony to refute allegiations of child sexual abuse
- Can appeal a sex crimes conviction based on newly-discovered or previously-untested evidence, including DNA-based appeals
The consequences of a sex offense conviction may include time in jail or prison, fines and fees, satellite monitoring and a period of years on the sex offender registry. For more information about the realities of sex offender registration, please see our frequently asked questions.
We Fight for Your Rights, Contact Us Now
Our founding attorney, Patrick Roberts, has extensive trial experience involving felony and misdemeanor sex offenses in both state and federal courts throughout the North Carolina. Our team of defense lawyers have served in various roles in District Attorneys' offices across the state. We know how prosecutors assemble cases against alleged sex offenders and we know that many people are falsely accused of sex offenses.
Contact our Raleigh law office today to schedule a free consultation with a sex crimes defense lawyer at Roberts Law Group. If you're being investigated, if you have been accused or if you have been arrested, you need a skilled defense lawyer on your side, right now.
Maryland vs. J.N.
Charge: 4th Degree Sex Offense, 2nd Degree Assault
Facing: 11 years
Result: Jury Trial - Not Guilty
This client was charged with the improper touching and assault of his ex-girlfriend's daughter. Cross examination and the defense witness testimony revealed that the accuser had been influenced by her mother to testify to events that never occurred.
North Carolina vs. O.S.
Charge: First Degree Forcible Rape and First Degree Kidnapping
Facing: 26 - 33 years in prison
Case involved allegations of forcible rape at gun point. We were able to gather evidence to attack the accuser's credibility and discredit her story. The prosecution dismissed the charges.
State vs. D.P.
Result: The prosecution dismissed the charges
Our client was charged with sexually assaulting an intoxicated acquaintance at a party. We gathered information to prove that those allegations were false.
North Carolina v. J.S.
Charge: Assault On Female
Facing: 60 days in jail
Result: Not Guilty at Jury Trial
Defendant had lost his trial in district court after having been accused of assaulting his wife. After an altercation, defendant's wife fell to the ground and broke her arm. The jury reviewed the facts and found defendant not guilty after carefully reviewing the Court's self defense jury instructions.