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Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes Attorney in Manhattan

Providing Aggressive Legal Representation

If you've been charged with a sex crime, contacting an experienced criminal defense attorney should be a top priority. As a defense attorney serving New York City and the Five Boroughs, our firm's founder, John Buza, has successfully handled thousands of cases for my clients in both state and federal court. Mr. Buza has also worked as a prosecutor in the New York County District Attorney's Office, which gives him unique insight into the DA's strategy for prosecuting. sex crime cases.

Don't waste any more time; you're going to need a proven attorney who can build a strong defense on your behalf. Call (212) 577-9328 today to schedule a free case consultation!

Common Sex Crimes

A sex crime is a criminal offense that carries serious consequences, including a long prison sentence; this is why the experience and dedication of a criminal defense attorney is invaluable. Over the span of Mr. Buza's career as a defense attorney, he has aggressively fought to keep clients out of jail, or have their charges are dropped.

Common sex crime charges include:

  • Indecent exposure: Up to 15 days in prison and fine up to $250; public lewdness punishable by up to 3 months in prison and up to $500.
  • Sexual assault: Class A-II felony, punishable by a minimum of 10-25 years in prison or up to life
  • Child pornography: Possession of child pornography is punishable by up to 4 years in prison; facilitating child pornography is punishable by up to 15 years in prison; facilitating by using alcohol or controlled substance on a child punishable by up to 25 years in prison.
  • Rape: Charged as felonies in various degrees depending on severity and whether or not victim was a child. Maximum penalty includes 25 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
  • Statutory rape: Rape charges are more severe if the victim is a minor
  • Prostitution: Class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to 3 months in jail and a fine of up to $500. Penalties increase if crime took place in a school zone or involved patronizing a child prostitute.

Being found guilty of a sex crime can negatively impact the rest of your life, and that of your family's. If you are convicted of this type of crime, you will be considered a sex offender by the state, and your name will be added to state and federal sex offender registries. Our Manhattan sex crimes attorney has handled nearly every type of case on both the prosecution and defense side. We know full well what it takes to bring a case to successful conclusion. When you're ready to work with a lawyer who cares about your future, our firm can guide you through the process.

Get the help you need. Call (212) 577-9328 for a free consultation at the Law Office of John Buza, PC.


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