VIRGINIA SEX CRIMES LAWS
SEX OFFENSES IN VIRGINIA
The following are some of the different sex offenses in Virginia:
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Virginia Child Abuse
VIRGINIA CHILD ABUSE DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
Defending Child Abuse Cases In Virginia
Child abuse can be any form of mental abuse, physical harm, neglect, and sexual abuse or exploitation inflicted child. Virginia requires by law that certain individuals and caregivers such as doctors, therapists, teachers and day care providers to report suspected child abuse.
It is against the law and will result in criminal prosecution in Virginia, if an adult abuses a child while in their care. Virginia child abuse laws can apply to any of the following individuals, including but not limited to parents, legal guardians, other adults living in the home and baby sitters. Excessive physical punishment by an adult care giver can result in being charged with child abuse in Virginia. An example of child abuse in Virginia is a child who is beaten so badly resulting in the child receiving medical care. The severity of the abuse to a child can result in being either charged with a misdemeanor or a felony in Virginia.
Even if a person does not personally abuse a child, simply allowing the child abuse to occur in Virginia, can result in the person being charged with child abuse.
If you wish to speak with a Virginia child abuse defense attorney, please call us at 888-437-7747, or contact us via our fast on line form.
Our Virginia child abuse defense attorneys and staff who provide child abuse defense speak the following languages in addition to English: Spanish, French, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.
Virginia Prostitution & Solicitation
Virginia Prostitution & Solicitation Defense Attorneys
Defending Sex Crime Charges In Virginia
Prostitution is the oldest profession in the world. Prostitution is also legal in many parts of the word or at least in most countries, the law turns a blind eye towards those who make a living by engaging in prostitution.
In the United States, prostitution is illegal in almost every state. If a person in Virginia, offers to, agrees to or engages in a sexual act for compensation, then the person has broken the law in Virginia. The magic words necessary for the Virginia police to charge you with prostitution is “SEX & MONEY”. In Virginia, the following people can be charged with the crime of prostitution. The person who provides the service of prostitution known commonly as the prostitute, the person who pays for the services of the prostitute, commonly referred to as the “john” and any middleman, commonly referred to as the “pimp“. The alleged prostitute in Virginia is charged with prostitution. The “john” in Virginia will be charged with solicitation of prostitution. The “pimp” in Virginia will be charged withpandering. In Virginia, even certain acts of facilitating prostitution can be charged as felony.
If you wish to speak with a Virginia criminal defense attorney who defends clients charged with prostitution, solicitation of prostitution or pandering, please call us at 888-437-7747, or contact us via our fast on line form.
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Internet Sex Crimes Virginia Computer Defense Fairfax Richmond Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg Manassas
Virginia Child Pornography & Computer Sex Crimes
VIRGINIA CHILD PORNOGRAPHY & INTERNET SEX CRIMES DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
Defending Cybercrime Sex Charges In Virginia
If you have been charged with a sex crime in Virginia that is facilitated by the use of the internet, then you have been the targeted for prosecution by a special internet sex crimes task force. Defending clients accused of an internet sex crime in Virginia, requires the skills of a lawyer who is both an aggressive criminal defense lawyer and is extremely knowledgeable about computers. Our Virginia criminal defense lawyers are skilled at both. The Virginia state government and federal government have special task forces whose only job is to investigate sex crimes.
The Virginia computer sex crimes defense attorneys of SRIS, P.C. are uniquely situated to defend clients accused of an internet sex crime. The Virginia criminal defense attorneys at SRIS, P.C. are extremely knowledgeable about computers and they also have an entire internal IT department available to answer their queries regarding computers and the internet. One of the attorneys is an actual computer engineer. Most people do not realize that Virginia is starting to prosecute people accused of a online sex crime with an attitude of no mercy. In fact, even the local counties and cities in Virginia are starting up internet sex crimes task forces. Due to the worldwide presence of the web, a person who is accused of breaking a law regarding an internet sex crime can be prosecuted in an entirely different part of the Virginia or even another state or country.
Additionally, the federal government also prosecutes internet sex crimes. Many of the jurisdictions in Virginia are now taking the position that if a person accused of an internet sex crime does not plead guilty to the charges as presented, then they will simply turn the case over to the Feds (federal government) for prosecution. The Virginia state prosecutors are leveling this threat because they are aware that most criminal defense attorneys are not willing to take on the federal government if it decides to prosecute a case. If you have been charged with a sex crime in federal court, do not hesitate to call us. We will defend you against federal prosecution for an internet sex related crime.
The Virginia Law Offices of SRIS, P.C. has represented many clients charged with the following types of internet sex crimes:
- Internet Child pornography
- Stalking charges facilitated through the internet
- Solicitation of a minor via chat room communication
- Entrapment by Police Officers posing as juveniles on line
If you believe you have been targeted for prosecution for an internet sex crime, contact us immediately. Do not talk to law enforcement without the protection and guidance of a skilled Virginia criminal defense attorney who is knowledgeable about internet sex crime prosecution.
VIRGINIA INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY DEFENSE
Child Pornography is a violation of both federal and Virginia law. Production, possession, distribution or sale of child pornography is a crime in Virginia. In the past, child pornography was not a highly prosecuted crime in Virginia. However, due to the increased use of computer technology and the internet, it has become increasingly easier to obtain, share and sell child pornography online. Any actual use of a child in a pornographic material is a crime in Virginia. Both the federal government and Virginia are aggressively prosecuting those who are charged with child pornography online. The penalties in federal court for those who are convicted of child pornography are extremely severe.
If you wish to speak with an Virginia attorney of SRIS, P.C. who defends clients charged with child pornography online, please call us at 888-437-7747, or contact us via our fast on line form.
Our Virginia criminal defense attorneys who provide defense to those charged with online child pornography and internet sex crimes and staff speak the following languages in addition to English: Spanish, French, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.
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