Sex crimes are among the most serious charges a person can face. A conviction can result in some of the most severe penalties in Ohio's statutes, including long prison sentences, steep fines, and lifetime registration as a sex offender. If you have been charged with a sex crime, you need the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney. At The Law Office of Benjamin W. Zushin, our Akron sex crime lawyer has a thorough understanding of the criminal justice system. As a former prosecuting attorney as well as having worked in a public defender's office, Attorney Zushin knows the inner workings of both sides of the court. Our Akron law firm is ready to put this experience to work for you. When you work with us, you can be confident knowing that you have a skilled advocate fighting for your legal rights, freedom, and future.
Ohio Sex Crime Cases That We Handle
Sex crimes can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the nature and severity of the offense. A conviction for a sex crime can result in prison time, fines, probation, and other penalties. Depending on the circumstances, a person may be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of their lives. Even if this registration does not happen, a conviction would still be a permanent stain on your record that affects your housing and employment opportunities.
We can protect your rights and fight for your best interests if you've been charged with:
- Statutory rape
- Sexual battery & assault
- Indecent exposure
- Sexual misconduct
- Other sex offenses
The prosecution will work hard to convict you. You need an aggressive advocate on your side who can protect your rights and fight for your best interests. Our Akron sex crimes lawyer can provide you with a proactive defense informed by his trial-tested experience and insight into the prosecutor's approach. If you have been charged with a sex crime in Ohio, please do not hesitate to call our office for a free consultation. We will listen to your side of the story and help you understand your rights and options.
Call (330) 886-4672 today to request your free case reviewand tell us about your case.