Utah Sex Crimes Criminal Defense
Being charged with a sex crime is more damaging than it may seem.
Our criminal defense lawyers will work to protect the reputation and defend the rights of those who have been accused of sex crimes. With the threat of going to prison and being branded a sexual predator, you can’t take chances on choosing a second tier defense. Dennis Pawelek & Richard Gale challenge the underlying foundation of sex crime charges, which is why we will conduct a thorough, intensive investigation in order to present a powerful defense. Contact Pawelek & Gale if you have been accused of a sex crime in Utah for a free consultation.
Sex Crime Consequences
Sex crimes are very serious and can have irreparable effects of the defendant’s life, family, career, and reputation. Some offenses require registering on the sex offender registry, and sex crimes can carry a minimum mandatory prison sentence.
Sex Crime Charges
- Sexual assault
- Lewd or lascivious conduct
- Indecent exposure
- Rape or statutory rape
- Prostitution or facilitating prostitution
- Possession or distribution of illicit pornography
Best attorney ever. My reputation and my freedom were on the line for the seriousness of what I was being accused of. Richard not only helped me stay out of prison but he also helped restore my reputation in the community.
Choose Pawelek & Gale
Because of the serious nature of sex crimes, guilt is often automatically assigned to the defendant. Our criminal defense lawyers in Utah, will strive to protect our client’s reputation and prevent their case from going to a court trial. Sex crimes can be charged as felonies or misdemeanors, and it is essential to have an attorney to knows the laws and available defenses. We will be present during police interviews, seek expert opinions for the investigation, and defend the client if their case does go to trial. Call our lawyers today if you need defense for a sex crime.