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Accusations of child molestation can be damaging to a person. Such offenses are often prosecuted heavily by law enforcement and judged harshly by the public. At the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves, we have more than two decades of collective experience defending clients against complex child molestation charges. We are well-versed in criminal law and how to effectively navigate the courts. With prosecutorial insight and a proven track record of obtaining favorable results, contact our team today for help.

Acts that can be considered child molestation:

  • Intercourse with a minor
  • Fondling a minor (even on non-genital areas)
  • Oral copulation with a minor
  • Indecent exposure of a child's genitals
  • Forcing a child into sexual activity
  • Showing sexually explicit materials to a child

Punishments for Lewd Acts with a Minor in California

A conviction for a charge involving a lewd act with a minor can lead to jail time, fines, probation, and registration as a sex offender. Even after serving the sentence, you will have to live with the stigma and face judgment from the public and potential employers.

Your future is at stake, so it is important to have an attorney guide you through your case. Our criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves can aggressively defend you and represent your best interests.

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When the Stakes Are High, We Can Fight for You

Such serious offenses require the skill and experience of courtroom veterans such as the criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves. We can guide you through the entire process while keeping you informed about your sex crime case and your rights. Everyone deserves quality defense, and that is what we aim to provide.

We welcome clients all across Oakland, Fremont, Richmond, and surrounding Bay Area cities. Find out more about what we can do to help you.

Contact our office at (510) 953-5551 to discuss your charges.

Commonly Asked Questions

What constitutes child molestation under California law?

In California, child molestation can include a range of acts such as intercourse with a minor, fondling a minor on any part of their body, oral copulation with a minor, indecent exposure to a child, coercing a child into sexual activity, and showing sexually explicit materials to a child. These actions are taken very seriously by law enforcement and can result in severe legal consequences.

What are the potential legal consequences of a child molestation conviction in California?

If convicted of child molestation in California, an individual may face jail time, substantial fines, probation, and mandatory registration as a sex offender. This registration is a lifelong requirement that can severely impact one's personal and professional life, leading to public stigma and challenges with employment opportunities.

How can the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves assist with child molestation charges?

The Law Offices of Torres & Caraves bring over two decades of collective experience in defending clients against child molestation charges. With a deep understanding of criminal law and courtroom strategies, our attorneys can provide aggressive defense, guide clients through the legal process, and work towards achieving the most favorable outcome possible.

Why is it important to have a defense attorney for child molestation charges?

Having a defense attorney is crucial when facing child molestation charges due to the complexity of the law and the severity of the potential penalties. An experienced attorney can navigate the legal system, protect your rights, and develop a strong defense strategy to challenge the accusations and mitigate the consequences.

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Proven Track Record of Successful Defense
  • Dismissed Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Successfully Recovered Client’s Funds Asset Forfeiture Recovery
  • Charges Dismissed Child Abuse
  • Charges Dismissed Child Abuse
  • Charges Reduced Child Molestation

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