Sex crimes have increasing visibility in today's world and may result in devastating consequences. White Goldstein has the experience and the skills necessary to win as well as the compassion and the empathy necessary to understand the tremendous difficulties involved with fighting what may be considered “taboo” charges.
Call us at: (877) 77 WE-WIN or (877) 779-3946.
The benefits of female attorneys for sex crimes defense
There are many benefits to having a female criminal lawyer trial team. For example, often times, in a sex crimes case, a man is being accused by a women, or a child, of having committed an inappropriate sex act. Therefore, it evens the playing field, and has a positive psychological impact on the jury, when they jury sees a female criminal defense attorney fighting for the accused man. As female criminal defense attorneys, we use a unique combination of experience, knowledge, compassion, dedication and drive to tenaciously fight for — and defend — our clients.
A strong defense
The attorneys at White Goldstein challenge every accusation and explore all possible defenses. Many clients are falsely accused. We have successfully defended numerous clients accused of sex crimes, by revealing some of the following motives for accusers to lie and make false accusations: custody disputes, divorce battles, financial gain, mental illness, and psychological issues such as attention-seeking, anger problems, coaching by family, teachers, law enforcement officers and others.
See the case victories section at the bottom of page for examples of our outstanding sex crimes case results.
Common sex crimes include: child molestation, rape, statutory rape, marital rape, solicitation, prostitution, indecent exposure, lewd conduct, sexual abuse, sexual assault, child pornography, pimping, pandering, possession of child pornography, and distribution of child pornography.
If someone has accused you of a sex crime, then you should immediately contact White Goldstein, the most skilled sex crimes attorneys Southern California has to offer at: (877) 77 WE-WIN or (877) 779-3946.
If you are convicted of a sex offense, you could face:
- probation or parole
- life imprisonment
- sex offender registration for life
- victim restitution
- court fines
- community service
- formal or informal probation
- community service
- court-ordered sex offender registration counseling
- GPS or electronic monitoring
For a free consultation with an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer, call us now at: (877) 77 WE-WIN or (877) 779-3946.
White Goldstein has extensive experience handling sex crimes cases throughout Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, and Ventura County.
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In Los Angeles County, White Goldstein routinely handles sex crimes cases in:
Airport Court (LAX), Alhambra, Antelope Valley (Lancaster), Antelope Valley Juvenile, Bellfower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Catalina, Central Arraignment (Bauchet), Compton, Downtown Los Angeles (CCB), Downey, East Los Angeles, Eastlake Juvenile, El Monte, Glendale, Hollywood, Inglewood, Inglewood Juvenile, Long Beach, Malibu, Metropolitan (Hill Street), Newhall, Norwalk, Pasadena, Pomona, Torrance, San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita (Valencia), Van Nuys, West Covina, and Whittier.
Sex Crimes Case Victories
Charges: Child Molestation
Possible Punishment: 8 years in prison and lifetime sex offender registration
Outstanding Result: Jury verdict of not guilty
The client, a college sophomore, took the stand and admitted having intercourse with a young girl. The defense relied on the client's inability to form the necessary mental state to be guilty of molestation because he was half-asleep when the act occurred.
Charges: Rape by Intoxication and Kidnapping
Possible Punishment: Life imprisonment
Outstanding Result: 3 years in prison (to be served at 50% time, rather than standard 85% for serious, violent felonies)
Through skillful negotiation, and meticulous preparation, the defense was able to show the prosecution that the accuser was unreliable and would not appear as a sympathetic witness to the jury.
Charges: Sexual Battery and Annoying /Molesting a Child
Possible Punishment: 1 year in county jail and mandatory sex-offender registration
Outstanding Result: Probation, no jail, and no requirement to register as a sex offender
Charges: Child Molestation, Forcible Rape, Forcible Sodomy, Forcible Oral Copulation
Potential Punishment: 24 years in prison and lifetime sex offender registration
Outstanding Result: Probation
Charges: Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
Potential Punishment: 1 year in county jail
Outstanding Result: Charges dismissed
Charges: Forcible Rape
Possible Punishment: 8 years in prison
Outstanding Result: Charges not filed
Client, a college student, was accused of raping a girl at a party. After the accusation was made, police contacted the client and demanded that he submit to DNA testing. Due to quick intervention by the defense, the client's rights were protected and he was able to explain his side of the story without incriminating himself. The case was considered by the prosecution's office but due to the defense's diligent advocacy, charges were never filed.