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    Timeline of a Felony Sex Crimes Case in Virginia

    If you’ve been arrested for felony sex crimes in Virginia, you’re no doubt aware that these charges are serious and carry extremely harsh penalties for a conviction. However, even when your outlook seems grim, you must always remember the most critical principle in criminal law: You’re innocent until proven guilty and you do get your…

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    FAQs About Sex Offender Registration in Virginia

    If you’ve recently been arrested or already convicted for violating Virginia’s sex crimes laws, you’re probably well aware that you face an extensive term of incarceration, fines, and other criminal penalties. However, there’s another aspect of your punishment that will follow you around long after you complete your sentence: The requirement to register as a…

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    Virginia Law: What is Infected Sexual Battery?

    In Virginia, it is a crime to knowingly or intentionally expose another person to a serious sexually transmitted disease (STD). Depending on the specific allegations, a defendant may even face felony sexual battery charges for exposing another person. If you were arrested and charged with infected sexual battery in Northern Virginia, you should seek immediate…

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    Janitor Charged With Attempting To Solicit Child Pornography

    Downloading, possessing, or transmitting sexually explicit images or videos involving minors may result in child pornography charges in the state of Virginia. Nowadays, most pornography charges involve the internet in some capacity, but some stem from sharing printed photos via mail. A 47-year-old school janitor in Virginia was recently arrested and is now facing Class…

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    Statutory rape in Virginia

    Whenever an adult over the age of 18 is sexually involved with someone under the age of consent, they could face charges of statutory rape. Rape and date rape generally refer to forcing someone to engage in sexual activity without their consent. In statutory rape cases, force is generally not a requirement. In Virginia, there…

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    Tinder user faces charges for solicitation of prostitute

    In Virginia, exchanging sexual favors for financial or other compensation constitutes the crime of prostitution. However, even attempting to exchange money for sexual activity, whether you are the one soliciting services or providing them, is a crime and is referred to as solicitation. A Virginia man is facing criminal charges after he reportedly used Tinder…

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    Understanding sex crimes classified as sexual battery

    Facing any allegations of sex crimes in Virginia can be intimidating and worrisome. The simple matter of being accused can cause damage to one’s reputation. In the event there is a conviction, it can result in long-term issues, financial costs, incarceration and other problems. There are different categories to sex crimes that have to be…

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    Facing sexual assault and battery charges in Virginia

    If you have been accused of sexual violence towards someone else, you may be facing sexual assault and battery charges in the state of Virginia. There are various crimes relating to sexual assault and the prosecutor on your case will decide what to charge you with depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. No matter…

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    Virginia man charged with solicitation of minor

    The crime of solicitation generally requires a person to use the Internet, phone or any other form of electronic communication system to attempt to engage in some type of criminal conduct and have the intent that the person they are communicating with will engage in the criminal conduct with them. If an adult uses electronic…

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    Defending yourself against sexual assault charges

    Out of all possible criminal charges, charges involving acts of sexual violence are often some of the most serious, with potentially devastating consequences. Virginia residents facing sex crime charges may want to contact a criminal defense attorney to determine the best way to defend themselves against these accusations. Many people accused of committing sexual assault…

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