Defense Options for Sex Crime Charges in Northern Virginia
Criminal defense lawyers Michael Sprano and Alene Sprano have helped people face down serious sex crime charges in Northern Virginia since their days as public defenders. They know how to attack the prosecution's case through independent expert review of crime scene evidence, effective cross-examination techniques on consent issues, and creative plea negotiation tactics when clients would prefer not to accept the risks of a jury trial.
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Contact the Sprano Law Firm in Fairfax for a free consultation with attorneys whose experience can help you meet the immediate and long-range challenges of a sex crime case. We represent adults and juveniles on the full range of state and federal sex offenses:
- Sexual assault or forcible rape
- Date rape, spousal rape or acquaintance rape
- Child pornography
- Sex crimes involving minors, from indecent exposure to statutory rape
- Internet solicitation of minors
- Sex crimes involving unlawful sexual conduct between minors
- Civil commitment proceedings related to a sex crime conviction
- Sex offender registration violations
Our goal in sex crime defense is to minimize our client's exposure to punishment on the immediate charges while working to protect your interests in avoiding civil commitment later on as a sexually violent predator. Especially in cases involving sex crimes between people who know each other or Internet sex crimes, there's a good chance that you'll learn of the investigation before you're arrested or formal charges are filed against you. We urge people under investigation for sex crimes of any kind to get legal counsel as soon as possible.
Your best opportunity for paring down the potential charges and developing an effective defense will often come before the prosecution locks into its theory of the case. Our work in the early stages of a prosecution can narrow the issues down to those that are hardest for the government to prove, such as lack of consent. The leverage you gain along the way can help you in a plea negotiation, jury trial or sentencing hearing.
Learn more about our experience with sex crime defense in Northern Virginia. Contact the Sprano Law in Fairfax for a free consultation.