Sex Crimes

Coeur d'Alene Sex Crime Lawyer 

Experienced Defense Against Sex Crime Charges in Kootenai County

Being charged with a sex crime or being accused of committing a sex crime can have devastating consequences for your life and future. A conviction can result in excessive fines, the destruction of your reputation, estrangement from your loved ones, job loss, and extensive prison time. Even if the accusations are false, you could be left with a damaged social reputation among your peers.

Regardless of who you are and who your loved ones believe you to be, accusations by themselves are powerful enough to ruin your life. You need effective and experienced legal representation, and you need it now. Our Idaho sex crime lawyers in Coeur d'Alene are ready to listen to your side of the story and fight for your future and your freedom.

Call Walsh & Lewis PLLC today at (208) 712-8292 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our sex crime attorney in Coeur D'Alene!

Sex Crime Charges We Handle in Idaho

We have experienced various cases and have the knowledge needed to build the strongest defense possible. Every case differs, so we listen to you and your story. We evaluate every detail of your situation to better understand the prosecution's approach.

Cases we handle include:

  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Rape

What are the Penalties for Sex Crimes in Idaho?

Understanding the potential penalties for sex crimes is essential for individuals facing charges. In the state of Idaho, the consequences for sex crimes convictions may include:

  • Prison Sentences: Conviction for sex crimes often results in significant prison sentences, ranging from several years to life imprisonment, depending on the nature and severity of the offense.
  • Sex Offender Registration: A conviction may require registration as a sex offender, impacting various aspects of an individual's life, including employment opportunities and community relationships.
  • Fines: Sex crime convictions may entail substantial fines, adding financial strain to the legal repercussions.
  • Probation: In some cases, individuals may face probation as part of their sentence, with strict conditions and monitoring.

Defenses Against Sex Crime Charges

Our experienced sex crimes lawyers employ a range of defenses to protect the rights and interests of our clients. Some common defenses against sex crime charges include:

  • Consent: Demonstrating that the alleged actions were consensual is a crucial defense strategy in sex crime cases.
  • False Accusations: Our legal team diligently investigates the circumstances surrounding the accusations, seeking evidence that may reveal false or misleading claims.
  • Insufficient Evidence: Challenging the prosecution's evidence is crucial to building a strong defense. Our lawyers meticulously review all available evidence to identify weaknesses in the case against our clients.
  • Violation of Rights: If law enforcement violated constitutional rights during the investigation or arrest, we work to have evidence suppressed or charges dismissed.

Contact Our Coeur D'Alene Sex Crime Attorney Today

At Walsh & Lewis PLLC, our sex crimes lawyers in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, have decades of experience in fighting these types of charges. Over the years, we have become intimately familiar with this area of law, and we have a long track record of success for clients who have been charged with sex crimes. Regardless of how complex or dire your situation may seem, we have the skills to help you resolve it quickly and efficiently.

Contact Walsh & Lewis PLLC today to schedule a meeting with our sex crime lawyer in Coeur D'Alene!

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