Birmingham Sex Crimes attorney
Defending Clients Who Are Facing Sex Crime Charges in Shelby County, AL
Sex crimes in Alabama are a very serious matter, and punishment for those convicted is severe. Some charges, such as first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy, are considered Class A felonies punishable by a minimum of 10 years in prison. Misdemeanors such as second-degree sexual assault can mean up to a year in prison and a $6,000 fine. In addition, all those convicted are required to register as a sex offender for the rest of their life. This combination can have a devastating effect on your employment, living situation, and social relationships.
Why Hire Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C.
- We are committed to excellent criminal defense.
- We are known for successful case work across all our practice areas in state and federal courts.
- We are the only firm in the country to have freed three men from death row.
At Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C., our team of Birmingham sex crime defense attorneys include former Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association president Richard S. Jaffe and current president-elect Michael Patrick Hanle. They and the rest of our team will provide a strong defense for those charged with rape, assault, and other sex crimes.
Have you been accused of a sex crime? Call Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. today at (205) 900-7714 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our sex crimes lawyer in Birmingham.
Sex Crime Cases We Handle
Many sex crime allegations can also involve cybercrime charges, and if the alleged crime involved crossing state lines, federal charges could be forthcoming.
With decades of experience, you can count on a Birmingham sex crime attorney from our firm when facing allegations such as:
- Rape, statutory rape, and date rape
- Sexual assault, battery, and abuse
- Child pornography
- Child molestation
- Sexual harassment
Using a team-based approach, our Birmingham sex crime lawyers will fully examine the evidence, police reports, witness statements, mitigating factors, and anything else that may be relevant. Our knowledge of local judges and prosecutors also means we can better inform you of what to expect. If your case goes to trial, we will prepare a strong defense while diligently looking out for your rights.
Contact Our Sex Crimes Lawyer Today
We understand how devastating these accusations can be and that many of those accused are automatically convicted in the court of public opinion. Our Birmingham sex offender lawyers have handled thousands of sex crime cases covering every situation, including child molestation at daycares, indecent exposure, solicitation of a minor, and sexual torture. Whatever you are charged with, we have the knowledge to help you with your criminal charges and get your life pointed in the right direction.
Contact Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. today to get started on your defense with our Birmingham sex crimes attorney.
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“Mr. Brown is an amazing lawyer, I was in an unfortunate situation and he made me feel relaxed and calm. He was quick to work and always updated me as he would receive the information. Thank you so much!”
I am forever indebted to this firm.
“I would recommend this firm to any God-fearing man who wants to be treated as more than just an attorney/client relationship. This firm handled an allegation against me involving healthcare offenses. I have dealt with many attorneys in the past and this is the only firm that I consider family. Looking back and meeting other people who have been through similar white-collar circumstances makes you realize what a great job they really did for me. I am forever indebted to this firm.”
“God chose this firm for me!!”
“I can't thank Richard and Michael enough for their expertise and their knowledge of white-collar representation. Most importantly how much they really cared about my well-being mentally and physically throughout this process! This was the most difficult time in my life but Richard, Michael, and the entire firm made me and my family apart of their family. I can never repay what they have done for me and those I love!”