Sex Crimes/Sexual Offenses

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Attorney Shay T. Allen prosecuted numerous sex crime cases for Cook County and can apply that experience to identify weak points in the State’s case against you. He has defended clients in dozens of sex crime cases, with results including not guilty verdicts and reductions to lesser included crime. He knows how to explore all relevant issues and motivations.
Attorney Allen will take the time to understand your particular case and guide the most effective possible response.

Call to schedule your free consultation: 708-960-0113.

What Are Examples of
Sex Crimes/Sexual Offenses?

Being charged with a sexual offense is an extremely difficult and sensitive situation. Even without any concrete evidence against you, your reputation and network of support may be damaged. Attorney Shay T. Allen is well qualified to represent individuals charged with sexual offenses. He defends clients facing all types of charges, including:

  • Rape/Sexual Assault, Date Rape, Statutory Rape, or Criminal Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Battery and Aggravated Sexual Battery
  • Public Indecency
  • Child Molestation

How Are Criminal Violence
Penalties Considered?

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If you have been charged with a sexual offense, it is important for you to have experienced representation. A sex crime conviction can involve significant jail time, depending on the circumstances and any previous offenses. A sex-related conviction typically involves being listed on the National Sex Offender Registry, a public database that negatively identifies you to others and restricts your ability to live and move in certain areas. Contact us now.

Were you
Charged with Related Crimes?

Sex crime charges are many times accompanied by related criminal offenses for which Attorney Allen can defend you of including:

Is sex offender a federal crime?

Section 2250 of Title 18, United States Code, makes it a federal offense for sex offenders required to register pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), to knowing fail to register or update a registration as required.

Is a sex crime considered a violent crime?

Violent crimes include rape and sexual assault, robbery, assault and murder. NIJ supports research that strives to understand and reduce the occurrence and impact of violent crimes. This includes describing the scope of these crimes, such as how and when they occur and their consequences.