Sex Offenses, even misdemeanors, can lead to you registering as a sex offender and forced to move out of your home. Even offenses where there was no victim can result in this serious mark on your record.
Sex offenses are some of the most serious charges on the books. Even a misdemeanor offense can place you on the sex offender registry and out of a job. Frequently, sex offenses are the result of merely possessing unlawful pornography. If you or a loved one are charged with a sex offense, contact our Lexington criminal defense attorneys at Baldani Law Group PLLC to figure out what to do next. We can listen to the facts and help you decide what is best for you. We have tried and defended sex offenses and know the ins-and-outs of the digital discovery process in unlawful pornography cases. We don’t take every case, but the ones we do, we will fight tooth and nail.
Common Sex Offenses in Kentucky
While there are other offenses that qualify as sex offenses under Kentucky law (or have similar penalties), here is a list of many of the offenses that qualify as Sex Offenses:
- Rape in the Third Degree – This form of statutory rape is a Class D felony punishable by one to five years in prison.
- Rape in the Second Degree– This form of age-based statutory rape is a Class C felony punishable by five to ten years in prison.
- Rape First Degree– Forcible rape can result in a life sentence.
- Possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor– A single image can be a Class D felony resulting in one to five years in prison.
Contact a Lexington Sex Offense Lawyer Today
If you are facing an rape, sodomy, pornography, or other sex offense in Lexington or anywhere in Central Kentucky, give our firm a call today. We know the procedures and how to negotiate with the prosecution to have your charge dismissed or minimized.
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