BIRMINGHAMSEX CRIME LAWYERS
Alabama law takes sex crimes very seriously, and is not known for being lenient. If you have been charged with a sex crime, you may be facing serious penalties, including prison time, heavy fines, and having to register as a sex offender. Entrust your case to an experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight for your rights and be your advocate during this difficult time.
Types of Sex Offense
What are the Penalties for Sex Crimes?
Forcible compulsion is defined as physical force when the victim earnestly attempted resistance or threatening to kill or physically harm the victim or another person.
Sexual abuse in the first degree is defined as one person using force to get another person to engage in sexual contact, or subjecting a mentally incapacitated or physically helpless individual to sexual contact. Penalties include a minimum of 1 year and 1 day in prison and a maximum of 10 years, and a maximum fine of $15,000.
Retain a Skilled Defense Attorney with 17 years’ Experience
Attorney Jay Tidwell is an award-winning criminal defense attorney with 17 years of experience standing up for the rights of the accused. By fighting aggressively on your behalf, he knows how to protect your innocence and your future. Do not lose hope if you’ve been accused of a sex crime. Our firm knows how to defend clients against such charges and how to employ the most effective defenses.