Arrested in Middle or West Tennessee? We Are Committed to Your Defense.
Have you been accused of a sex offense? It is important to get legal help immediately. When it comes to handling criminal charges, sex crime defense is in a category of its own. These cases involve major challenges beyond those involved in other criminal cases. On top of navigating the criminal justice system – an intimidating prospect in and of itself – you are also likely facing harsh public stigma and a permanent tarnish to your reputation. It’s much harder for prosecutors, judges, and juries to keep an open mind when confronted with sex crime allegations. Upholding your right to innocence until proven guilty can be an uphill battle at every step in the process.
At The Donahoe Firm, we don’t back away from tough cases. Our sex crime defense lawyers in Jackson have decades of trial experience and an accomplished record in courtrooms throughout Middle and West Tennessee. As fierce and effective advocates, we will make sure your rights don’t get trampled.
Do not delay in contacting our firm for the legal help you need. We can be reached at (731) 207-8071.
Don’t Let a Sex Crime Ruin Your Future
Prosecutors often begin laying the foundation for sex offenses long before the charges are actually filed. The sooner you involve an attorney, the more opportunities you have to build a strategic defense. Contact us immediately for help if you are under investigation or facing allegations for a sex offense.
Tennessee law recognizes and punishes multiple acts of criminal sexual conduct, including, but not limited to:
- Rape, spousal rape, and aggravated rape
- Statutory rape
- Sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery
- Sexual battery by an authority figure
- Assault with the attempt to commit rape or sexual battery
- Prostitution and aggravated prostitution
- Sex trafficking
- Rape or sexual exploitation of a minor
- Soliciting the sexual exploitation of a minor
- Criminal exposure to HIV
- False imprisonment
- Indecent exposure
- Kidnapping with the intent to commit a sexual offense
- Failure to register as a sex offender
It goes without saying that a conviction for a sex crime will change the course of your life. Depending on the charges, you may be facing a lengthy prison sentence and mandatory sex offender registration.
The penalties are particularly severe for cases involving:
- Use of threats or force
- Use of a weapon
- Bodily injuries
- Vulnerable adults
On top of the criminal consequences, your reputation, employment prospects, housing, and educational opportunities will all suffer. We understand the high stakes involved, and you can rely on our firm to handle your defense with the seriousness and individualized attention you deserve.