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Defending Charges of Child Molestation in Virginia

Child molestation is a very serious criminal offense. Any person proven to have committed this crime will face extreme punishment. There are cases in which innocent people are accused of committing this offense. There have been children who have accused an adult of molesting them as a form of revenge.

In some cases, an angry ex-spouse accuses the other spouse of sexual molestation of a child in an attempt to have more control in a custody case. Defending such as case is often an uphill battle, and you need the most talented Richmond child molestation lawyer on your side as quickly as possible. A criminal defense lawyer from our firm should review your case on an immediate basis.

Penalties for Child Molestation Conviction in Virginia

A conviction will mean prison, fines, and being required to register as a sex offender. Charges of child molestation can arise out of any interaction of an adult and a child where the contact is sexual and especially when the adult represents someone who has control over the child. The charges could be related to the accusation that a person created a situation for a child to view pornography and indecent exposure by adults. A conviction for child molestation will result in a prison sentence, often for many years, and the other consequences, including sex offender registration, will mean restrictions on where the individual can be present, live or be employed.

Representation for Your Child Molestation Case in VA

It is devastating to be charged with child molestation, particularly when the charges are false. The complexities of these cases require a legal team with a track record of success in defending against sex crimes. At our firm, Vaughan C. Jones, Attorney at Law, we are experienced and knowledgeable in investigating and defending clients facing child molestation charges.

Your future is hanging in the balance. Contact us now to discuss your case and your options with our Richmond child molestation attorney.

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