Sex Crimes Attorney in Chesterton, Indiana
Protecting Your Freedom & Reputation in Lake County & Porter County
Indiana classifies a variety of offenses as sex crimes. These are serious charges, and a conviction can result in severe penalties including years in state prison and being labeled as a sex offender. Just the accusation of a sex crime can destroy reputations and relationships.
If you have been arrested, don’t wait to contact the Law Office of Adam Tavitas for an experienced sex crimes lawyer. I am here to help you build your case to tell your side of the story and protect your future.
Get reliable legal advice in a free consultation. Call (219) 245-2655 for an appointment. You can also contact the Law Office of Adam Tavitas online.
Sex Crimes Law in Indiana
Sex crimes are serious offenses that may result in lengthy prison sentences, fines, having to register as a sex offender and other criminal penalties. After prison time has been served and fines paid, the conviction continues to cause problems in your life.
People with a prior sex crime conviction often experience problems, such as an inability to find a job, trouble finding a place to live, and loss of custody and visitation rights. In some cases, lives have been ruined as a result of false allegations.
Examples of Sex Offenses
- Sexual battery
- Child molestation
- Child pornography
- Internet sex crimes
- Solicitation of a sexual act
- Criminal deviant conduct
- Sexual misconduct with a minor
Depending on the circumstances and specific charges, individuals convicted of sex crimes may or may not be required to register as a sex offender after they are released from prison. Sex offender registration involves mandatory registration in a database that can be accessed and searched by potential employers, landlords, neighbors, and others.
Defending Your Reputation
An individual can be arrested for a sex crime with little evidence beyond a simple witness statement. As your sex crimes attorney in Indiana, I use aggressive defense strategies to protect your Constitutional rights and freedom.
Call (219) 245-2655 to discuss your situation and possible defense strategies. I have can meet with you at my office in Chesterton, by appointment in Highland, and can travel to you.