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Sex crimes convictions carry hefty penalties. You could be facing jail time, fines, and registration as a sex offender. Whether or not you believe your sex crime charges are minor, without merit, or an exaggeration, make sure you have aggressive, relentless defense from the start. If you've been arrested or are being investigated for a sex crime, you should not hesitate to call James F. Rutherford, Attorney at Law. These types of crimes can seriously effect future life plans you may have in store.

Defending a Range of Sexual Offense Charges in Wilmington

  • Rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Sexual assault/battery
  • Indecent exposure
  • Lewd acts
  • Sex offenses involving a minor

Expert Defense Strategies for Sex Crime Accusations in Wilmington

An experienced Wilmington sex crime lawyer at our firm knows how to tackle complicated sex crime cases and how to protect our clients from penalties that can damage their future and reputation. Turn to James F. Rutherford, a proven sex crime defense attorney who is highly rated by peers and clients alike. Wilmington NC criminal defense Attorney Rutherford is a certified specialist in criminal law, certified by the North Carolina State Bar - with our firm on your side, you can trust that your rights will be protected in and out of the courtroom.

Understanding the Impact of the Wilmington Sex Offender Registry

It is very important to understand what it means to be a registered sex offender.

Consequences of Being Listed on North Carolina's Sex Offender Registry:

  • Minimum of 30 years as a registered sex offender, up to lifetime registration for aggravated offenses
  • Verification of your residence every 90 days
  • Restrictions of place of residence
  • Inability to work in positions that provide care or supervision to minors
  • Other restricts that the judge deems appropriate

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Why Our Wilmington Sex Crime Defense Team is Your Best Choice

Top Reasons to Choose James F. Rutherford, Attorney at Law

  • At James F. Rutherford, Attorney at Law, P.A., our lawyer is known for his ability to successfully tackle tough criminal cases, including sex crimes.
  • There is no charge too complex or too tough for our team to handle.
  • Whether we are fighting to reduce your penalties, pushing to keep you off the registry, or relentlessly defending you in trial, you can trust our Wilmington criminal defense lawyer to protect your best interests throughout the duration of your case.
  • We can help you learn your rights and understand your options at this time.
  • Talk to our team about your charges and we can provide you with our honest assessments.

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