Facing a sex crime allegation can be an overwhelming experience for you and your family. Such an allegation can impact your personal life, your professional life, as well as your freedom. If you face a sex crime charge, it is important to learn more about what you are up against and get help.
This section of our website outlines several sex crimes, how they are defined in Connecticut, potential penalties, and what to do if you are charged.
There are many different types of child pornography crimes under Connecticut General Statutes. This includes:
- Importing child pornography.
- Possessing child pornography in the first degree.
- Possessing child pornography in the second degree.
- Possessing child pornography in the third degree.
- Possessing or transporting child pornography by a minor.
In this section of our website, we outline these crimes, what to expect if you are charged with them, and how to defend yourself against the allegations.
Crimes Against Minors
More generally, there are several sex crimes against minors that are taken very seriously by the state. These crimes include:
- Risk of injury.
- Employing a minor in an obscene performance.
- Limitation of rapist’s parental rights.
- Enticing a minor.
- Soliciting a minor.
Once again, you can learn more about these crimes in this section of our website.
Sexual Assault Crimes
As with child pornography crimes, there are many types of sexual assault crimes in Connecticut. They include:
- Sexual assault in the first degree.
- Aggravated sexual assault in the first degree.
- Aggravated sexual assault of a minor.
- Sexual assault in the second degree.
- Sexual assault in the third degree.
- Sexual assault in the third degree with a firearm.
- Sexual assault in the fourth degree.
Prostitution is another fairly common sex crime. In this section, we explain the crimes of prostitution, promoting prostitution in the first degree, promoting prostitution in the second degree, and trafficking in persons, which is linked to prostitution. We also outline some common defenses that a person could make against prostitution charges.
Other Sex Crimes
There are many other sex crimes that a person might be charged with. These include:
- Public indecency.
- Unlawful restraint in the first/second degree.
- Improper relationships.
- Unwanted touching.
You can learn more about these crimes in this section of our website.
Sex Crime Cases and Consequences
We also have a section here about what to expect if you have been charged with a sex crime. There is some information about going to court as well as potential consequences that you face. We have pages about:
- Federal and state sex crimes.
- Registering as a sex offender.
- HIV/AIDS testing requirements.
- Confidentiality protections.
- Constancy of accusations.
- DNA evidence.
If you still have questions after checking out our sex crime defense section, feel free to contact our office. We are happy to help you at this time.