About sex crimes.
Being charged with a crime in New Zealand can affect your reputation and your standing in the community. Being charged with a sex crime, particularly one involving a young person, can be even more damaging.
Being convicted of a sex crime will follow you, in various ways, for the rest of your life. That is why, if you find yourself facing a charge on a sex-related crime, you must secure the best help as quickly as possible. It is essential to protecting your liberty, your livelihood, and your relationships.
What’s at risk?
If you’re charged with a sexual offence, you already know that you could be facing prison time. You could face court-ordered supervision or community service. In some cases an Extended Supervision Order can be imposed; restricting your freedom in the future. With so much at stake, you need a lawyer who is not only committed to your case but has the skill to defeat the charges against you.
Types of sex crimes in New Zealand.
Though some crimes are clearly more serious than others, New Zealand takes all types of sex offences seriously, both in terms of prosecuting and in punishing the convicted. We will make sure you have the most thorough representation possible against charges including (but not limited to) the following:
See “Criminal Law” for more information on general processes and how we can help.