Sex Crimes In Ohio
Sex offenses in Ohio carry a unique stigma and consequences. Simply being accused of a sex crime can result in significant harm to your reputation, even if you are not convicted. A conviction for a sex offense may result in a lengthy prison term, registering as a sex offender for 15 years to life, and the stigma of being known as a sex offender. If you have been accused of a sex offense, you face an uphill battle: you need an experienced criminal defense attorney for sex crimes in Columbus and central Ohio.
Criminal Defense Lawyer For Ohio Sex Offenses
The Dominy Law Firm has experience representing clients charged with these types of offenses. We have been practicing criminal defense, and we have seen significant changes in this area of law. With the widespread use of the internet beginning in the 1990s, we began seeing an increasing number of charges involving pornography and importuning. With the growth of the problem of human trafficking, we have noticed more charges filed for cases of prostitution and loitering for prostitution. More recently, in the era of the ‘Me Too’ movement, there are more allegations of rape, sexual imposition and sexual battery.
Handling these types of case requires specific knowledge and experience with legal issues, technological issues, and social issues. It also requires a dedication to representing individuals who are viewed by the public in a dim light. We are not reluctant to defend those individuals. We believe every accused person deserves a zealous defense by an effective attorney. That is what’s necessary for our criminal justice system to work properly and for our individual freedoms and liberties to be protected. It is our job to represent you, not judge you.
Strategies For Defending Sex Crime Cases In Ohio
Sex crimes and the harm associated with them are rightly condemned by our community. On the other hand, the potential exists for a person to be the victim of exaggerated or false accusations. With many sex offenses, allegations can be made by anyone, against anyone. Our role as criminal defense lawyers in these situations is to ensure our client receives fair treatment, is not punished without proof beyond a reasonable doubt, and is not punished excessively.
Effective defense in these matters requires a thorough investigation of the accusation, the accuser, the witnesses, and the forensic evidence. It may also require a network of professionals and experts. In addition to experience with these types of investigations, a defense lawyer should have experience negotiating agreements in serious cases, as well as sharp trial skills in the event negotiations do not produce an acceptable outcome.
Representation For Sex Crimes In Columbus And Central Ohio
The Dominy Law Firm has represented clients charged with sex offenses in Franklin County courts, Delaware County courts, and other central Ohio courts. Our fees are at the high end of the fee scale, but we charge flat fees, so you will know the exact amount of the fee from the beginning. Our office accepts credit cards, and financing is available for qualified individuals. If you would like to discuss your case, please submit a CONTACT FORM or call 614-717-1177 to arrange a free initial consultation.