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What are the possible defenses to Arizona Sex Crimes Charges?

The primary defenses to a sex offense include insufficient or tainted evidence, factual innocence, mistaken identity and, in some cases, consent. Moreover, it is important to examine the factual circumstances of the accuser. Moreover, there are statutory defenses for some specific situation:

For charges of sexual abuse pursuant A.R.S. 13-1404…

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If have you been falsely charged with Sexual Abuse, what must State prove to convict you?

In order for you to be convicted of the crime of Sexual Abuse, the State must prove beyond reasonable doubt you:

Intentionally or knowingly;
Engaged in sexual contact with a person;
Who is fifteen (15) years of age or more;
Without consent of that person;
OR – with any person…

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What are ranges of punishments for Arizona Sex Offenses?

Obviously the penalties vary based on the type of crimes you are charged. Some accused a sexual assault charge (commonly known as rape) will be facing a different penalty than a person charged with indecent exposure (sometimes known as flashing.) The types of punishment range from:

Probation for a limited…

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What are some of the different types of Arizona Sex Crimes?

Sexual Assault A.R.S. 13-1406
Indecent Exposure A.R.S 13-1402
Public Sexual Indecency A.R.S. A.R.S 13-1403
Sex Abuse A.R.S 13-1404
Sexual Conduct with a Minor A.R.S. 13-1405
Sexual Misconduct – Behavior Health Professional A.R.S. 13-1418…

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About Lawrence Koplow

The Koplow Law Firm

Lawrence Koplow exclusively practices criminal defense. We are experienced sex crime defenders, led by a former Arizona prosecutor.  The mission of our firm is to defend those falsely accused of crimes and help those who have been “overcharged.”…
The firm is led and managed by Lawrence Koplow, a former prosecutor with

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