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Sex Crime Lawyers in Oakland County

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If you have been accused of a sex crime, your future is at stake. The penalties for this type of conviction usually include hefty fines, lengthy prison sentences, and lifetime sexual offender registration. It is crucial that you obtain aggressive legal advocacy as soon as possible to ensure that your rights and interests remain protected.

Our Oakland County sex crime attorneys at Bloomfield Law Group have years of collective experience guiding clients through every stage of the criminal process. Whatever the specific nature of the charges against you, we can help you defend your rights and protect your future.

Don’t face your charges alone. Call (248) 243-6610 now for reliable legal counsel.

Common Sex Crimes in Oakland County

There are several offenses that are considered “sex crimes” in Michigan, including:

  • Rape
  • Prostitution
  • Sexual harassment
  • Indecent exposure
  • Child pornography
  • Sexual battery
  • Obscenity
  • Internet sex crime
  • Molestation
  • Sex with children
  • Sexual assault

Penalties for Sex Crimes

If convicted for a sex crime, an individual could spend anywhere from months to years in prison and be required to pay a substantial fine. The exact punishment will depend on the nature and severity of the offense.

In Michigan, criminal sexual conduct is categorized into four degrees, all of which have their own maximum penalties including:

  • First-degree felony – up to life in prison and lifetime sex offender registration

  • Second-degree felony – a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison and lifetime monitoring

  • Third-degree felony – a maximum jail sentence of 15 years and sex offender registration

  • Fourth-degree misdemeanor – up to two years in prison, a maximum fine of $500, and sex offender registration

Our criminal defense attorneys at Bloomfield Law Group can help you formulate a strategic case to avoid these severe penalties. Since a conviction can often be made without any physical evidence, it is imperative that you have a skilled legal team who knows how to defend against these serious charges.

Sex Offender Registration

In Michigan, any person convicted of a sex crime, no matter the degree, is required to register on the Michigan Public Sex Offender Registry (PSOR) for a minimum of 25 years. Whether or not an individual will need to register for life is dependent on the nature of the offense.

Once your name is on the PSOR, information regarding your offense will be viewable by employers, schools, private individuals, and more. This can impact your life in several ways. You might experience difficulty with getting hired, qualifying for a loan, or attending a particular school. There would also be a limitation put on where you could live.

Serious Representation for Serious Charges

Although the stakes are high, finding the right lawyer can make all the difference in your case. Reach out to Bloomfield Law Group to receive one-to-one attention from one of the partners of our firm. We are available to begin working on your case right away.

Contact our Oakland County sex crime lawyers at (248) 243-6610 to schedule your free consultation. We answer our phones 24 hours a day.

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