Your Experienced Defense In Illinois Sexual Assault Cases
Sexual assault and other offenses are some of the most serious criminal charges someone can face in Illinois. Just an accusation can permanently ruin your reputation and cause lifelong hardships, making it challenging to keep a job or obtain housing.
If you face a sex crime accusation in Illinois, you need an attorney who will fight for you. At Consumer Law Group, our criminal defense attorneys have over 300 combined years of experience protecting the rights and freedoms of our clients. With offices in Chicago, Berwyn, Aurora and Wheeling, we can help clients throughout Illinois.
Common Examples Of Sex Crimes Cases We Can Help With
Sex crimes encompass a wide range of offenses that each carry serious penalties depending on the severity of the offense and the circumstances surrounding it.
Our attorneys can help represent you in sexual assault crimes as well as:
- Sexual misconduct of a minor
- Criminal sexual abuse
- Predatory criminal sexual assault
- Sexual abuse
- Internet sex crimes
- Possession of child pornography
- Sex trafficking
Our criminal defense attorneys will utilize their skill, knowledge and experience to craft a defense that will prioritize your rights and freedom.
Sexual Assault In Illinois
A sex crime in Illinois involves a criminal act that involves sexual penetration or contact without the given consent of the victim. The defendant must have acted with the intent to harm or threaten. It is also criminal sexual assault when the victim is under 18, and the defendant was a family member, or if the victim is between 13 and 18 and the defendant is 17 years or older and holds a position of trust.
Consequences Of Sex Crimes
Sex crimes in Illinois carry a potential sentence of one year to a life sentence depending on the crime committed.
Aside from prison time and fines, individuals convicted of sex crimes in Illinois must register as sex offenders for at least 5 years after serving their sentence. Being on the sex offender registry can significantly impact all facets of your life, including obtaining employment and housing.
We Can Defend Your Rights
Sex crime accusations are serious. You shouldn’t waste any time without an experienced attorney by your side. You can trust us to defend your rights. Contact us today at 312-766-7777 or use our online form to schedule a free consultation.