Sex crime allegations can be some of the most damaging criminal allegations to be levied against a member of the community. Just the mere accusation can capture headlines and be damaging to one's reputation and a conviction could result in serious penalties and sex offender registration.
At Patituce & Associates, we have extensive experience navigating these cases for our clients and ensuring that their case is properly examined before our justice system. We believe that every accused individual deserves to have their voice heard and the allegations against them thoroughly scrutinized.
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Ohio criminal statutes define a number of different sexual offenses that can result in serious ramifications for the accused. Our team has collectively navigated more than 200 jury trials and has the experience and resources to handle any of these cases that come to us.
Just some of the cases Patituce & Associates is prepared to handle include:
If you have been approached or arrested by police because you are suspected of a sex crime, it is highly advised that you exercise your right to remain silent. It's normal to be appalled or frightened by the accusation and want to explain your side of the story. This rarely goes well and, in fact, many people end up giving unnecessary statements that only help prosecutors later reach a conviction.
At Patituce & Associates, our Toledo sex crime lawyers advise that you consult with us before giving a formal statement to police. We can also help you understand the gravity of what you are facing. Sex crime allegations are serious and can result in life-long consequences.
A conviction of a sex crime can result in:
At our firm, we approach every case that we handle with honesty and diligence. We do not promise acquittals because of no firm can. What we can promise is that our team—led by three former prosecutors—will take the state's allegations against you to task and explore every avenue toward a reduction or dismissal. We know for a fact that innocent people become entangled in these cases all the time and, even if there was wrongdoing, the accused deserve to have the facts of their case soberly and compellingly asserted on their behalf.
If you have been accused of a sexual offense, we invite you to contact our firm today. Call our proven Toledo criminal defense attorneys at (419) 737-4556 today.