5th-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

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Minneapolis Sex Crimes Attorney

Fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct is the least of the levels of sex crimes. Although it isn’t the most serious, it shouldn’t be taken lightly. Sitting back and accepting the charges can result in penalties much more serious than you should pay. With the help of an experienced Minneapolis sex crimes attorney, you can secure the best possible result in the case so that you can move on with your life much sooner and in the most positive way possible.

It is through Jennifer Speas’ experience and knowledge of the law that you can obtain a better outcome. The outcome may be dismissed charges or a reduced charge that will result in reduced penalties.

Effectively Fighting 5th-Degree Sex Crime Charges

A person is charged with fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct when they have allegedly committed lewd actions or made some kind of sexual contact with a young victim not able to consent to that contact or with a person not able to consent because they are classified as a “vulnerable individual.” Penetration or severe injury doesn’t happen in a 5th-degree case.

Even though the fifth-degree charge isn’t as serious, it is important to know that the consequences are serious. This offense can be classified as a gross misdemeanor or a felony. If classified as a gross misdemeanor, the penalty is up to one year in prison and/or $3,000 in fines. If classified as a felony, the penalty is up to seven years in prison and/or $14,000 in fines.

With Jennifer Speas representing you, you will have an effective and experienced advocate working to help you have the best possible future.

Fighting For Your Rights

In addition to fighting for your future, Jennifer Speas will work hard to ensure your rights aren’t violated. You have rights and you should be able to exercise them. She will also give you the advice and information you need to make informed decisions in your case. The purpose of the strategic defense she will create is to secure the best outcome, so you can count on every resource needed being used and every fact being thoroughly evaluated.

Contact A Minneapolis Sex Crimes Attorney

Fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct is the least of the five categories of sex crime charges. However, it still has lifelong consequences, if convicted. If you have been charged with 5th-degree criminal sexual conduct, you have the right to secure the representation of an experienced and skilled defense lawyer. To learn more about your rights and options, call the Speas Law Firm, P.A. at 612-333-6160 to request a initial consultation.