Delaware has very serious penalties associated with any type of sex crime. Being accused of a sexual crime can ruin a person’s family life, employment, and reputation beyond repair more aggressively than most crimes. Courts more vigorously prosecute cases of a sexual content than most other crimes. Contact an attorney at Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, P.C. to discuss your case and find the best possible outcome. Do not let the mere accusation of a sexual crime ruin your life.
In Delaware, most sexual crime convictions are felonies. Any type of conviction involving a sexual offense will require the individual to be placed on the Sex Offender Registry. Depending on the seriousness of the crime, you could be placed on the registry for a period of 15 years. Even what Delaware law considers minor offenses, like sexual harassment, can land you on the Sex Offender Registry. Felony sexual crime convictions will often make you a lifetime addition to the Registry.
The Sex Offender Registry is a tool for citizens and law enforcement to identify sex offenders living in communities and alert the public when necessary. Being on the Registry limits where you can live and it also affects employment. It affects any type of potential job placement. Any deviation from the reporting requirement for sex registry offenders means an additional felony and possible jail time.
A sexual crime is a serious offense. Those accused of a sexual crime have an uphill battle with courts, peers, coworkers, and people in their community. The accusation itself will do more than enough damage to ruin their lives. If you have been accused of a sexual crime, speak with an attorney at Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, P.C. to find the best possible outcome for your situation.