Virginia Beach Child Sexual Abuse Attorney
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The state of Virginia takes crimes against children incredibly seriously.
Child sexual abuse, also called carnal knowledge of a child between 13
and 15 years of age, includes engaging in any of several acts of sexual
intercourse with a minor. This crime is most often considered felony and
could result in serious penalties, including registering as a sex offender.
If you’ve been accused of sexually abusing a child, you need to speak
with an experienced
Virginia Beach sex crimes lawyer as soon as possible.
The Law Offices of Daniel J Miller has more than 20 years of legal experience to offer your case. Let us
see what we can do to defend your rights and freedom.
Get your case started by calling us at (757) 517-2942 today!
If a person sexually abuses a child between the ages of 13 and 15 without
force, the individual is guilty of a Class 4 felony. The punishment for
the crime includes 2 to 10 years in prison and potentially a fine up to
$100,000. If the crime involves an individual who is at least 3 years
older than the child, and the child consents to the sexual acts, the individual
is guilty of a Class 6 felony. A Class 6 felony could result in 1 to 5
years in prison, up to 12 months in jail, and / or a fine of up to $2,500.
In cases where the individual is less than 3 years older than the child,
and the child consents to the acts, he or she is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor,
which can lead to a 12-month jail sentence and / or a fine of up to $2,500.
And individual convicted of child sexual abuse twice will be required to
enroll in the Sex Offender Registry, which is open to the public and will
likely lead to public censure.
Talk to Us About Your Case Today
The laws regarding child sexual abuse and indecent acts with minors can
be complicated. Make sure you fully understand the charge you’re
facing. Talk to us about your situation, and we can offer skilled recommendations
about your best course of legal action. Our
Virginia Beach criminal defense attorneys can offer you aggressive representation and compassionate service.
Contact us at (757) 517-2942 or fill out our online form to schedule your FREE consultation today.