Akron’s Defense Attorneys for Sex Crimes
Although sex crime charges are tough to defend against, the 30-plus years of aggressive criminal defense experience, knowledge, and wisdom at DiCaudo, Pitchford, and Yoder have proven successful for sex crime defendants. If convicted of a sex crime like rape or sexual abuse, an individual will then be registered as a sex offender. Protect your future and give our premiere criminal defense firm in Akron a call today!
Sex Crime Charges
In Ohio, sex crime charges are separated into three tiers based on the alleged offense and victim involved. Below are some of the more common sex crime offenses and where they are discussed:
- Rape: Ohio Revised Code (ORC) § 2907.02,
- Date Rape: ORC § 2907.02,
- Gross Sexual Imposition: ORC § 2907.05
- Unlawful Sexual Conduct with Minor: ORC § 2907.04
- Sexual Assault
- Internet Solicitation of a Minor
Sex Offender Tiers and Classifications
If you’re convicted of a sex crime, you will be registered as a sex offender. The three-tier offender classification system is listed below:
For a duration of 15 years, sex offenders are mandated to register with the County Sheriff at least once annually. They must also report any change in residential address, employment, and registration in education.
For a duration of 25 years, sex offenders are mandated to register with the County Sheriff every 180 days. They must also report any change in residential address, employment, or registration in education.
Sex offenders are mandates for life to register with the County Sheriff every 90 days. They must also report any change in residential address, employment, or registration in education.
Your Criminal Defense Against Sex Crime Charges
Ohio takes sex crimes seriously. Our criminal defense lawyers at DiCaudo, Pitchford, and Yoder have more than 30 years of legal experience to leverage in your case. If you’re being charged with a sex crime, call our law firm immediately so we can get started on your case.