Sex crimes, including those involving children, are among the most serious and reviled criminal offenses, and can often result in lengthy jail sentences. In addition to prison time, sex crime convictions carry a social stigma that is often impossible to erase even after you have served your sentence, such as that of the Megan’s Law Registry rules and restrictions.
The Law Offices of John Paragano has experience defending clients charged with a variety of sex offenses including, but not limited to
The complexities regarding the tiered system for Megan’s Law registry sometimes overreaches and wrongly ascribes harsher regulations than necessary for those who must register. If you feel you might be among them, The Offices of John Paragano will work diligently to ensure your rights are safeguarded and to help maintain your privacy in order to protect you and your innocent loved ones.
What Should You Do if You are Arrested for a Sex Crime Crime such as Child Pornography
If you have been arrested for a sex-related offense, it is essential that you contact a knowledgeable sex crimes criminal defense attorney right away. Sex charges involving children are especially reviled. Don’t go at it alone, even for what you might consider a minor offense or a family misunderstanding involving touching. You never know what could happen if counsel is not at your side for your court appearance. If you are arrested for a sex crime, do not talk to the police. Do not try to work your way out of the charge or minimize what you have done. If you mention consent of another party you might be implicating yourself in the crime! The authorities will listen attentively and hold it all against you. Exercise your constitutional right to remain silent and get a criminal defense lawyer who handles sex crime charges ASAP. We can be at a disadvantage defending you if you have given any sort of confession or incriminating statements. On the other hand, do not be antagonistic or sarcastic while in custody, but be firm in your request to call a criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights, remaining silent and composed in the meantime.
John Paragano: Union County Lawyer for Sex Offenses, including Prostitution, Statutory Rape and Sexual Battery
The onus is always on the prosecutor to prove beyond a reasonable doubt your guilt if you are charged with any crime. You have certain Constitutional Rights, like the right to remain silent, the right that your arrest be based only upon probable cause, the right against unreasonable search and seizure, etc. To enforce your rights, our skilled criminal defense attorneys are available to meet with you upon your sex crime arrest. We can explore your options and, in certain cases, reduce the severity of the charges against you. To further protect you against self-incrimination, we will communicate directly with law enforcement on your behalf, guiding you on the best course of action to take to protect your rights.
During the initial consultation, our law firm will take the time to learn all about you and the criminal charges you face. Our attorneys will assess the strength of the evidence against you and advise you on all of the available options. If necessary, we have the ability to conduct a private investigation, contact witnesses and obtain other useful evidence. Treating you with the utmost respect, our criminal defense law firm will aggressively represent you to reach the best possible resolution, whether through a plea bargain or trial.
For twenty-five years, my Union law firm has successfully defended numerous charges for a variety of sex crimes, where we have achieved acquittals, dismissals and downgrading of charges at the local, county and state level. If you need an experienced and powerful criminal defense attorney to help you through these troubled waters, call my office today.
Choose The Law Offices of John Paragano for Your Criminal Defense Attorney
For the best criminal defense in all of Union County, Monmouth County and all of New Jersey, contact John Paragano at The Law Offices of John Paragano, for a free consultation. Telephone 908.687.5999 or click to send an email. All consultations and written correspondences will be kept strictly confidential.