Sex with a Minor Defense in New York City
Don't Face Your Charges Alone – We Can Fight for You!
The crime of sex with a minor is also referred to as statutory rape and occurs when an adult has sexual intercourse with someone under the age of 17. The offending adult can be accused by the minor victim, by the parents, or even by the state. If you are facing charges for having sex with a minor, our firm is here to defend you.
As New York City sex crimes attorneys, we understand that statutory rape cases often place the alleged offender in a negative light, regardless of what actually happened. Our goal is to defend your reputation and secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.
Call (646) 770-0989 to take advantage of our expertise.
What Penalties Could I Face if Convicted?
Defendants who are convicted of having sex with a minor will be subjected to some very sobering penalties.
If found guilty, convicted offenders may face the following:
- Up to 25 years in prison
- Mandatory registration as a sex offender
- Restitution to the victim
Outside of the courtroom, accused sex crime offenders can suffer from a damaged reputation and even the loss of close relationships. It can also become difficult to obtain employment or housing, which is why you cannot afford to take these charges lightly.
Put Decades of Legal Experience On Your Side
Building an effective defense against charges of sex with a minor can be challenging, especially if your legal counsel does not have the necessary experience and skill to deliver. Fortunately, we have what it takes to handle even the most complex cases. H. Benjamin Perez & Associates, P.C. is backed by skill, experience, and the drive to continuously seek the most favorable results possible, by any legal means available. Our firm focuses on gathering information from every side in the organization of your defense. We care about your freedom and strongly support your right to a fair trial, no matter the perception of your alleged crime.
Call us today for the representation you need in your case!