Sexual assault refers to the act of sexual contact or penetration of another individual through the use of force or coercion, or against an individual who is physically or mentally incapacitated. Sexual offenses are prosecuted aggressively in New Jersey, especially if the victim is a minor. You could be facing jail time, fines, a criminal record, and registration on the sex offender registry if convicted.
Sexual assault charges can include:
For aggressive and cutting-edge defense against your sexual assault charges, turn to an experienced Passaic sexual assault lawyer, Terence M. Scott. Put our attorney’s over 30 years of proven experience on your side.
Individuals who have been convicted of sexual offenses, including sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault, are required to register as sex offenders due to Megan’s Law. Once on this database, you must report any change of address and your private information will be made available to the public, including your offense, vehicle information, photograph, place of employment, and etc. You may also find it difficult to seek gainful employment or find suitable housing options. It is important that you have an attorney represent you and fight to protect you from having to register on this list.
Prior to becoming a criminal defense lawyer, Terence M. Scott worked as a Passaic County prosecutor. He understands how criminal cases are investigated, how prosecutors prepare cases, and how to navigate the various courts and key players in the criminal justice system. From launching thorough investigations to questioning the reliability of witness testimony, he explores your case from all angles, looking for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.
Terence M. Scott has used his insider knowledge and cutting-edge defenses for decades, winning numerous not guilty verdicts and dismissals for his clients. Learn how our legal powerhouse can do to defend you against your charges.
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