Criminal cases involving sex crimes are difficult to win. People often assume that a person is guilty — just because he or she has been accused. Worse, the consequences of a conviction can include a 40-year sentence and a lifetime on the sex offender registry. A charge can truly change a life. That is why it’s critical to fight allegations aggressively.
At Nicholson Goetz & Otis, S.C., we have developed a reputation for success in sex crime cases. We are aggressive and experienced in these often sensitive matters, both at the pretrial stage and at trial. We understand how frightening it is just to be accused.
Our Madison, Wisconsin, law firm handles many sex crimes in Wisconsin state courts, from sexual assault to possession of child pornography. We are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for people charged with crimes such as:
For more information read our article “I didn’t do it!”: Protecting yourself against false sexual assault accusations.”
Nearly all of these charges, including the child pornography charges mentioned above, will place you on the state’s sex offender registry if you are convicted. For many charges, once you are on that registry, you are there for life. That means you will have to notify local law enforcement every time you move and reregister regularly. This information is provided to the public via a website. Your criminal record will also reflect your status as a sex offender, affecting your ability to find housing and employment.