Tucson Sex Crimes Lawyers
Rely on a Former Federal Prosecutor for Your Defense in Pima County
If you are facing charges or allegations related to a sex crime, it is absolutely crucial to seek immediate legal assistance from a Tucson sex crime attorney. Richard Suzuki, a highly experienced lawyer, specializes in defending individuals accused of serious sex crimes.
With a background as both a state and federal prosecutor, Mr. Suzuki possesses the necessary expertise to mount a robust defense against severe charges. Utilizing a team of investigators, including retired law enforcement professionals, he thoroughly investigates each case and vehemently defends your rights.
Our law firm epitomizes aggression, experience, and teamwork. When you choose Suzuki Law Offices, you are assigned not just one, but two skilled sex crime defense lawyers who will tirelessly fight for your rights. This commitment to exceptional service ensures that you receive the representation you deserve and ultimately achieve the best possible outcome. Don't let a solitary accusation jeopardize your future—rely on our Tucson sex crime attorneys to provide the assertive, skilled, and effective defense you require.
Comprehensive Handling of All Sex Crime Charges
At Suzuki Law Offices, we handle a wide range of sex crime charges, including but not limited to:
- Rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse
- Prostitution, including child prostitution, pimping, pandering, etc.
- Child molestation
- Sexual conduct with a minor or sexual exploitation of a minor
- Possession, distribution, and manufacture of child pornography
- Internet sex crimes
Arizona's Stringent Sex Crime Penalties
Sex crimes carry mandatory prison sentences without the possibility of early release. The following are examples of flat terms for various offenses:
- Sexual assault/rape: 5 to 14 years
- Child pornography: 10 to 24 years
- Child molestation: 10 to 24 years (35 to life if the child is under 12)
- Sexual conduct with a minor: 13 years to life
- Prostitution: 15 to 180 days
Employing Risk Assessment Tests in Defense Strategies
Psychological testing plays a significant role in many sex crime cases. Our objective is to demonstrate to the judge or jury that you are an improbable perpetrator or unlikely to re-offend. To achieve this, we collaborate with doctors and psychiatrists who conduct thorough evaluations and develop treatment plans to present in court. Participating in a risk assessment test does not imply any wrongdoing; rather, it aids us in building a strong defense.
Understanding Sex Offender Registration Requirements in Arizona
If you are convicted of a sexual offense in Arizona, there is a high likelihood that you will be obligated to register as a sex offender. Crimes such as sexual abuse, child molestation, and sexual exploitation of a minor mandate mandatory sex offender registration. Upon release from prison, you will receive a "risk level" designation, ranging from 1 (lowest) to 3 (highest).
Depending on your risk level, various parties may be notified of your sex offender status, including:
- Level 1 Offender: Law enforcement agencies only
- Level 2 Offender: Community organizations involved with children
- Level 3 Offender: All the above, plus your neighbors
After being released from custody, you have ten days to register with the county sheriff. If you plan to relocate, local authorities must be informed. If you stay in Arizona for ten days or longer, you must register within the state. Level 3 sex offenders are also prohibited from residing within 1,000 feet of a school or daycare center.
These are only a few examples of the potential consequences that sex offender registration can have on your life.
Get the Defense You Need
When it comes to sex crime defense in Tucson, you can trust Suzuki Law Offices, L.L.C. to provide the expert legal representation you need. Led by Attorney Richard Suzuki, a former federal prosecutor, our team is dedicated to fighting tirelessly for your rights and protecting your future.
With our aggressive approach, extensive experience, and unwavering commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients, we are the go-to law firm for effective sex crime defense in Tucson.
If you have been accused of a sex crime, call (602) 842-6762 today to safeguard your rights with the help of our Tucson sex crime defense lawyers.
"He answered all my questions free of charge and was very helpful."Linda
"Richard J Suzuki is an outstanding lawyer, extremely professional and responsive. The absolute best experience, my family and I were beyond content with the overall outcome."Rosa
"When I got into trouble with the law I didn’t know where to turn. Mr. O’Sullivan was immediately assigned to my case and I felt a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders."Justine F