Sex crimes against minors are oftentimes considered very serious. They oftentimes carry serious penalties such as lengthy prison sentences and large fines. As such, if you are accused of committing a sex crime against minors, it is important to get help immediately. In this section of our website, we outline some of the common sex crimes against minors, as well as their penalties and how you can defend yourself against them.
Risk of Injury to a Minor
In the state of Connecticut, risking injury to a child is considered a crime. This crime is officially referred to as “risk of injury to, or impairing morals of, children,” but commonly known as “risk of injury to a minor.” We have a page dedicated to risk of injury in this section of our website. Check it out for more information on how the crime is defined and penalized.
Employing a Minor in an Obscene Performance
Employing a minor in an obscene performance is also considered a crime in Connecticut. This crime falls under Connecticut General Statute § 53a-196a. In that statute, you can find the definition of the crime as well as the penalties associated with it. On this page, you can learn more about employing a minor in an obscene performance.
Limitation of Rapists’ Parents Rights
If a parent is accused of sexually assaulting their child, their parental rights can be called into question. This is governed by the Connecticut General Statute § 17a-112(j)(3)(G) Termination of Parental Rights of Child Committed to Commissioner. If you are a parent concerned about your parental rights, learn more on this page.
Enticing a Minor
Enticing a minor is another sex crime against minors in Connecticut. This crime is governed by Connecticut General Statute § 53a-90a. In this section of our website, we have a page dedicated to this crime. Find out more about the statute, how the crime is defined, penalties for the crime, and how to protect yourself by checking out this page.
Soliciting a Minor
Finally, in this section of our website, we outline the crime of soliciting a minor. Solicitation of a minor is a common online solicitation issue. Even if you never met up with a minor, or even if you never sent pictures through email or text, you can still face charges for the online version of this crime. You can learn more about soliciting a minor on this page.
Facing any sex charge can be overwhelming and frightening. Your concern might be compounded if you are charged with a sex crime against a minor. It is important to get help to protect your rights at this time. Please contact our office for more information.