Defending Against Sex Crime Allegations

The potential penalties for a conviction on a sex crimes charge are harsh, and include the possibility of prison and lengthy or even lifetime registry as a sex offender. Prosecutors are under intense public pressure to obtain convictions in sex crime cases. In many cases, they would rather take a weak case to court than deal with the potential media backlash generated by an alleged "victim" upset by their refusal to file charges.

If you have been accused of a sex crime, you need a strong and effective defense. Your freedom and your future are at stake.

Walter M. Sanchez, an experienced criminal defense attorney, has represented many people accused of sex crimes. He believes everyone accused of a crime deserves a strong defense, and will work aggressively to defend your rights and freedom.

Call (337) 433-4405 or contact the firm online for a free initial consultation.

The Sanchez Law Firm, L.L.C., defends people accused of all types of sex crimes, including:

  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Molestation of a juvenile
  • Indecent behavior with a juvenile
  • Incest
  • Internet solicitation of a minor
  • Child pornography possession
  • Other sex crimes

Building A Strong Defense

Walter M. Sanchez has seen many sex crime cases based on flimsy or only circumstantial evidence. He will examine every piece of evidence in your case, helped by private investigators who can identify and interview witnesses who may be able to support your defense or contradict or impeach the credibility of the government's witnesses. The firm also works with forensic and DNA specialists to analyze the prosecution's evidence.

In child pornography, Internet crime and Internet solicitation cases, Walter M. Sanchez can work with computer experts to analyze and dispute the evidence against you. He will also examine the motivations of the alleged victim and witnesses, as well as the possibility of police entrapment.

The criminal defense firm will work to build a strong defense of your rights and freedom.

Are You Under Investigation?

If you think you are under investigation for a sex crime, you should get the advice of an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Anything you say can and will be used against you.

Walter M. Sanchez can advise you about how to respond to police inquiries in a way that protects your rights and limits your legal risks. If an arrest is likely, he can begin the defense effort immediately. The sooner this begins, the better off you will be.

Free Consultation With A Lake Charles Defense Attorney

If you are dealing with rape charges or other sex offenses, and live in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, or the surrounding communities, let the firm help. For a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer at The Sanchez Law Firm, L.L.C., call (337) 433-4405.