Sex Crimes Attorney in
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Sex crime convictions are among the most serious of all convictions due to the attached social stigma as well as the severe penalties involved. These crimes occur when any type of sexual contact is made without the full consent of both parties. It includes sexual contact with minors who are not of an age to consent, as well as with mentally incapacitated victims or those who have been rendered unconscious through alcohol or drugs. Other sex crimes include sexting and child pornography.
If you are being investigated for a sex offense, you should seek the protection of a capable criminal defense attorney. At Wiberg Law Office, PLLC, our Portsmouth sex crimes defense lawyer has nearly three decades of legal experience with which to help you. Whether you are under investigation or have been charged in Rockingham County, elsewhere in New Hampshire, or in Massachusetts, our firm knows the laws, procedures, and how to fight back with appropriate legal strategies to help you seek the best possible outcome.
Our firm knows what to do in such high-stakes cases and is prepared to take every available legal avenue to help protect your freedom and future.
If You Are Being Investigated for a Sex Crime, Secure Representation from a Criminal Defense Attorney Right Away
Sex Offense Defense in New Hampshire
In New Hampshire, one of the most common sex offenses is sexual assault. Sexual assault is broken down into three categories.
Sexual assault is charged as a misdemeanor
Felonious sexual assault, charged as a felony carrying a potential prison term of seven years
Aggravated felonious sexual assault, charged as a felony carrying a potential prison term of 10 to 20 years.
Aggravated sexual assault can occur when force or threat of force is used when committed against a minor, or in other special circumstances.
Aside from incarceration, upon a conviction, you may be required to register as a sex offender which can restrict where you live, future employment, and other opportunities. Your name can be listed on national databases, and even the smallest mistake can land you in prison.
Our firm also defends those accused of:
Lewd acts with a minor
Possession of child pornography
Other sex-related crimes
Call Wiberg Law Office, PLLC for Compassionate & Competent Legal Help
When facing any sex crime allegation, it is paramount that you have a capable legal advocate by your side who can ensure your legal rights are protected and who will exhaustively investigate your case.
For a free case evaluation, contact us