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Union County NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

Over 100 Year of Combined Experience

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Sex Crimes

Elizabeth NJ Sex Offense Defense Attorney

Image of a mugshot of an individual arrested and charged with a sex offense like criminal sexual contact, lewdness, child pornography, sexual assault or endangering the welfare of a child. Sex crimes comprise a particularly serious category of offense because they often result in not only incarceration but also sex offender registration. Police, prosecutors and judges also have little sympathy for individuals who commit a sex offense which makes the situation even more extreme. For these reasons, cases falling within this group that are best handled by attorneys who are highly experienced. This form of defense work tends to be very combative and requires both knowledge and finesse in order to achieve the best outcome for a client. This is why it is so important to retain a criminal attorney like those at one of New Jersey’s largest and most experienced defense firms, The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall. A skilled lawyer at our office will analyze your case and conduct a free evaluation. Call us at 908-272-1700 for immediate assistance.

Former Prosecutors Who Are Skilled in Defending Union County Sex Charges

We have prepared helpful information for you to learn what is involved with each sex offense contained in the New Jersey Criminal Code. If you were arrested, have been asked to appear for questioning, or have reason to believe that you are under investigation for any sexual offense, it is important that you read the information that our attorneys have provided and to seek representation. We can provide savvy representation with any charge, including the following:

Many of these offenses fall under Megan’s Law and result in mandatory sex offender registration. What this translates into is your having register with the local police department every time you move and also having your identity and criminal history revealed to neighbors, local schools, and placed on the internet. This only reinforces the importance of your selection of the right attorney to defend your sex charge. Don’t settle for empty statements regarding experience often found on sites and take a very close look at critical qualifications like years of experience. If you can’t find the date someone was licensed anywhere in your research, the reason is quite clear — they aren’t the accomplished lawyer that they claim.

Union NJ Sex Offense Lawyer

While a basic theft or marijuana case might be something to gamble on a novice criminal defense lawyer, this mistake can be devastating when you are facing an indictment or complaint that alleges a sex offense. The risk exposure associated with a conviction is just too high for anything other than lawyers with many years practicing criminal defense and handling sexual assault, possession of child pornography, endangering and other cases like yours. This is what the attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can provide with over 100 years in practice between us.  If you have been charged with a sex crime of any nature, now is not the time to find the cheapest but rather than most gifted lawyer you can reasonably afford. Contact our Union NJ Office at 908-272-1700 for a free consultation to learn how we can help you.