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Sex Crimes – Philadelphia, PA Criminal Defense Attorneys

Kenny, Burns and McGill Law Offices

Kenny, Burns and McGill – Criminal Defense Attorney

Short of murder, there are few offenses with further-reaching consequences and penalties than sex crimes. Accusations and convictions of sexual offenses can result in a loss of employment opportunities and a ruined reputation, as well as significant penalties including jail times, fines, treatment programs, and a lifetime registration under Megan’s Law.

Sex crimes in Pennsylvania, as a general category, include many different offenses, such as:

  • Rape, statutory rape, and spousal rape
  • Internet sex charges
  • Sexual assault, indecent assault, and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse (IDSI)
  • Solicitation for prostitution
  • Deviate sexual behavior
  • Lewd conduct, indecent exposure, and lewd acts in public
  • Possession and/or distribution of child pornography

If you have been accused of a sex crime in Pennsylvania, it is important that you consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. The investigations that accompany sexual offenses can be far-reaching and highly disruptive, whether or not you are guilty of the accusations against you.

There are many ways to defend against sexual offense charges. The attorneys at Kenny, Burns & McGill are well-versed in criminal defense law and have the ability to file pretrial motions which may limit the type and amount of evidence which can be admitted in your case. If the police retrieved evidence through an illegal search, we will fight to have that evidence dismissed.

The attorneys at Kenny, Burns & McGill have handled thousands of cases from start to finish, including many cases involving sex crimes. We fight for your rights from the very start and will not stop advocating for you in and beyond the courtroom. We understand that sexual offenses are highly sensitive and can carry significant penalties, and we have helped many clients to navigate this situation. Clients choose us for our strict confidentiality and our professionalism in dealing with difficult and potentially embarrassing legal situations.

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    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
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