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Sex offences

What are sex offences?

The term ‘Sex offences’ is used to describe a range of offences including rape, sexual penetration of a child, and indecent assault.


What are the penalties for sex offences?

Sex offences are arguably the most serious offences after murder and manslaughter. A lengthy term of imprisonment is almost always the sentence if found guilty.


I’ve been wrongly accused, what should I do?

Being wrongly accused of a sex offence can be extremely distressing. It is very important that you contact our experienced lawyers for advice and representation. Our lawyers may even be able to convince the police to drop the charges or the investigation.


Child pornography offences

Possession and manufacturing of child pornography is considered an extremely serious offence. A term of imprisonment is usually, but not always, imposed. If you have been questioned or charged in relation to a child pornography offence contact our experienced criminal lawyers for advice and representation. Depending on the seriousness of the offence and your circumstances, you may avoid jail.


Breach of sex offender reporting obligations

Reporting obligations are often complex and difficult to remember. If you have breached your reporting obligations you risk being imprisoned for up to 5 years. Contact our experienced criminal lawyers today for advice and representation. Depending on the seriousness of the breach and your circumstances, you may avoid jail.

Call Goodman Group Lawyers on 1300 923 560 or click here. Goodman Group Lawyers has conveniently located offices in and around Melbourne and Western Victoria.

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