Sex Crimes

Sex Crime Defense Attorney in Little Rock

Sex crimes are some of the most serious criminal offenses, and they can result in severe consequences, including imprisonment, fines, and a lifetime of stigma. If you or a loved one is facing sex crime charges in Little Rock, Conway County, Saline County, or a neighboring area in Arkansas, it's crucial to work with a skilled and experienced attorney who understands the intricacies of the criminal justice system. At Wesley Rhodes, Attorney at Law, we provide aggressive and compassionate representation to clients accused of sex crimes.

Types of Sex Crimes 

Sex crimes encompass a broad range of offenses, including but not limited to:

  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Indecent exposure
  • Child molestation
  • Possession, distribution, or production of child pornography

These crimes can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies depending on the severity of the offense and the age of the victim. In Arkansas, the penalties for sex crimes can range from a few months in jail to life imprisonment.

Protect your future. Contact our experienced sex crime lawyer at (501) 361-4459 to get the legal help you need. 

Sex Crime Laws in Arkansas

Arkansas has stringent sex crime laws that aim to protect victims and punish offenders. Some of the critical statutes governing sex crimes in Arkansas include:

  • Sexual assault (Arkansas Code Section 5-14-124)
  • Rape (Arkansas Code Section 5-14-103)
  • Sexual indecency with a child (Arkansas Code Section 5-14-110)
  • Indecent exposure (Arkansas Code Section 5-14-112)
  • Possession, distribution, or production of child pornography (Arkansas Code Section 5-27-602)

Consequences of a Sex Crime Conviction 

Being convicted of a sex crime in Little Rock or anywhere in Arkansas can result in a range of legal and personal consequences that can impact your life forever. Here are some important things you need to know if you are convicted of a sex crime:

Sex Offender Registration. If you are convicted of a sex crime, you may be required to register as a sex offender in the state of Arkansas. The duration of registration varies depending on the type of crime committed and the severity of the offense.

Employment and Housing. Being a registered sex offender can affect your ability to find employment or housing. Many employers and landlords conduct background checks, and a sex crime conviction can result in you being denied employment or housing.

Restrictions on Movements. Being a registered sex offender in Arkansas comes with certain restrictions on your movements. For example, you may be prohibited from living near schools or playgrounds, and you may be required to report your whereabouts to law enforcement regularly.

Social Stigma. Being convicted of a sex crime can also result in significant social stigma and personal shame. This can impact your relationships with family and friends and can make it challenging to rebuild your life after a conviction.

Lengthy Prison Sentences. Sex crimes can carry lengthy prison sentences in Arkansas, especially if the victim was a minor or if violence was involved. Additionally, many sex crimes are considered felonies, which can result in severe penalties and fines.

Our Little Rock Sex Crimes Attorney Can Help

If you are facing sex crime charges in Arkansas, you need an experienced attorney who can help you build a strong defense and navigate the legal system. At Wesley Rhodes, Attorney at Law, we offer comprehensive legal services to clients accused of sex crimes, including:

  • Conducting a thorough investigation of the charges against you
  • Crafting a strategic defense tailored to your unique situation
  • Negotiating with prosecutors to reduce or dismiss charges
  • Representing you in court and advocating for your rights and interests
  • Helping you understand your legal options and potential outcomes

Contact us at (501) 361-4459 to schedule a free consultation. We will work tirelessly to protect your rights and defend your future.

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At Wesley Rhodes, Attorney at Law, we believe that our commitment to providing exceptional legal representation sets us apart from other law firms. Call us today at (501) 361-4459. Located in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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