Allegations of any crime could impact your life personally and professionally. This is especially true when faced with charges for a sex crime.
Whether you are a resident of Hawaii or a tourist, it is important to understand your defense options. Because the penalties associated are severe, timely initiating an aggressive defense could help you evade these harsh penalties.
Allegations of sex crimes
At Harrison & Matsouka, our law firm understands the stress you are overcome with after being accused of a sex crime. The severe punishments and detriment in could place on your life are serious, which is why our attorneys take the matter seriously. There is a lot on the line, and a strong legal defense can help protect you and your future.
Whether you were charged for sexual assault, public indecency, sexual harassment, solicitation or any other sex crime, you have a legal right to a defense. By looking at the circumstances surrounding the matter and the arrest, a legal team could help you navigate your options.
It is not uncommon for individuals to endure false allegations of a sex crime; however, this does not mean a defense is not needed. In order to clear your name, you need to present your defense.
Whether your defense is based on an alibi, misidentification, consent or mental incapacity, you will need evidence to support it. As such, having a greater understanding of the law, your situation and available witnesses and evidence could help you assert a strong defense.
Facing sex crime allegations is an overwhelming and stressful situation to navigate. The matter can be complex, adding to the challenges faced. As such, you should understand that you do not need to do this on your own.