Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
Protecting your reputation and future in Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth
If you are charged with any kind of sex crime, you need prompt legal aid. Without a team of experienced attorneys by your side, you may lose your reputation and your freedom. For over two decades, the law firm of Thomas L. Hunter, P.C. has stood up for the rights of Virginians accused of committing sex crimes.
We understand the stress, frustration and devastation a sex crime accusation can have on you and your family. We are prepared to work quickly to alleviate these feelings and assist you in creating a strong defense. Each sex crimes defense attorney at Thomas L. Hunter, P.C. is highly qualified, experienced and knowledgeable. To find out more about how our team of trained professionals can help you, contact us soon at one of our four locations: Hampton, Gloucester, Williamsburg and Portsmouth.
Defending those accused of sex crimes in Hampton Roads
Fighting a sexual assault charge requires that you seek legal assistance immediately. A conviction for a sexual crime can affect every aspect of your life. Your personal and professional lives may suffer and you may have trouble obtaining employment.
Additionally, below are the legal penalties you face for various sex crimes in the state of Virginia —
- Sexual Battery — If convicted of the crime of sexual battery, you face up to twelve months in prison and/or up to $2,500 in fines.
- Aggravated Sexual Battery — Aggravated sexual battery occurs when a person engages in unlawful sexual contact with another person through force, coercion or while using a weapon. A conviction for this offense is penalized by between one and twenty years in prison and no more than $100,000 in fines.
- Rape — Rape is the most serious type of sexual crime. Without an experienced and aggressive lawyer by your side, you could face life in prison.
- Statutory Rape — In the state of Virginia, sexual intercourse with a child under the age of thirteen carries a five-year prison sentence.
At the law firm of Thomas L. Hunter, P.C., our tenacious team of lawyers can assess your case, create a solid criminal defense and help you stay out of jail.
Contact us for a consultation
Successful defense against a sex crime accusation demands a reputable and highly qualified law firm. To speak with the experienced attorneys at the law firm of Thomas L. Hunter, P.C. about your criminal defense matter, contact us online or call one of our four convenient offices —