Orange County Defense Attorneys For Sex Crimes

The mere allegation of sexual misconduct has the potential to ruin every aspect of your life. As seen lately in the orange county sex chargesnews, careers can be destroyed, reputations can be severely damaged, and families can be torn apart. When facing sex crime charges, it is absolutely crucial to seek the counsel and expertise of a highly qualified criminal defense attorney. Sex crimes are aggressively prosecuted in Orange County and throughout California. Having a competent attorney by your side can mean the difference between serving time in jail or prison and registering as a lifetime sex offender and clearing your name and maintaining your freedom.

At Wohl Criminal Defense, we understand that being accused of a sex crime can produce intense feelings of humiliation, shame, and fear but if you become our client, you can expect to be treated with dignity and respect at every step of the process. For more than 35 years, we have defended a wide range of sex charges and are ready to get to work on your behalf.

Call us today (714) 689-6042 to schedule your FREE initial consultation with a member of our experienced criminal defense team.

The best chance you have at achieving a favorable outcome is to take action quickly. The sooner you reach out to us, the quicker we can intervene to protect your rights. We will take the time to hear your side of the story and construct a construct a personalized defense strategy aimed at achieving the best possible outcome. In the interim, you have the right to remain silent. Do not give a statement to the police until there is a lawyer present. Furthermore, do not make contact with your accuser. Any conversation you have may be recorded by detectives who will use it to incriminate you.

Sex Crime Charges in Orange County

  • Forcible rape, statutory rape, date rape
  • Sexual harassment
  • Simple or aggravated sexual assault
  • Lewd or lascivious conduct with a child
  • Prostitution and solicitation offenses
  • Internet sex crimes (online solicitation of a minor for sex)
  • Pandering
  • Child pornography (possession, distribution or manufacture)
  • Child Molestation
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Failure to register as sex offender

California’s Sex Offender Registry

If you are convicted of a sex crime in Orange County, you will most likely be required to register with local law enforcement agencies as a sex offender. Your name, address, picture and offense will be listed on California’s sex offender registry and be made available for public viewing on Megan’s Law website. As a registered sex offender you will be banned from certain public areas such as parks and playgrounds,

Defending Sex Crime Charges in Orange County

Sex crime cases often come down to your word against your accuser’s. In order to produce substantial and reasonable doubt, we will attempt to attack the credibility of the state’s evidence as well as take aim at the alleged victim’s motivations.

  • No sexual contact occurred;
  • The sex was consensual; you had an honest and reasonable belief that the accuser consented;
  • your accuser lied about consensual sex to protect their reputation or hide sexual encounter from friends and family
  • There is insufficient evidence;
  • you were the victim of a false accusation/mistaken identity
  • your accuser was seeking revenge or trying to extort money to gain financial advantage
  • your accuser falsely accused you to gain the upper hand in a divorce or child custody matter