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Sex Offenses Criminal Defense


Charged with a Sexual Offense in Utah?

Our attorneys may be able to help get your case dismissed.


Sex offenses are sexual acts that are prohibited by law; they are also called sex crimes. Some sex offenses are crimes of violence that involve sex. Others are violations of social taboos, or sexual acts that society considers to be inappropriate and against social norms. In addition, some sexual activities are considered crimes even if they are freely consented to.

Why did I get arrested for a Sexual Offense?



Arrested for a Sex Offense
If you are accused of a sexual offense against someone you live with, it can be charged as a domestic violence sexual offense.

In Utah, the types of sexual activity that are generally prohibited by law include sexual activity involving children, and any act where there is harassment, nuisance, fear, injury or assault of a sexual nature, the absence of consent, or a risk of abuse in certain professional relationships. Under Utah law, pornographic material of children is prohibited to possess, view, distribute, create, or permit to be created.



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Have Questions?

Our criminal defense attorneys have defended thousands of sex offense cases in Utah. Feel free to call our office with any questions you may have.

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