What are Sex Crimes?
Sex crime charges in California can be classified into three categories: felony sex offenses, misdemeanor sex offenses, and ‘sex texting’ offenses. Broadly speaking, the types of crimes contained within these categories include:
-Rape – non-consensual sexual intercourse performed through threats, fraud or force. Defendants can confront the charges with evidence of false accusations, a misunderstanding that the intercourse was consensual, or mistaken identity of the rapist.
-Sexual assault – unwanted or nonconsensual sexual contact such as groping or grabbing
-Sexual battery – a charge for other sexual charges do not apply to the circumstances.
-Statutory rape – sex performed by an adult with a minor, regardless of circumstance.
-Prostitution – Engaging in sexual acts with payment, soliciting prostitution, or human trafficking.
-Child molestation/abuse – includes physical violence, mental abuse, and sexual acts.
-Child pornography – knowingly viewing, downloading or disseminating files from a computer.
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