Santa Barbara Sex Crimes Attorney

Let Our Attorneys Protect Your Reputation

Being under investigation for a sex crime in California is an overwhelming and frightening experience. Due to the extremely negative connotation associated with these type of offenses, they are associated with harsh penalties. Even being accused is enough to ruin your reputation.

Our Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys at Appel & Morse can provide the relentless and personalized legal representation necessary to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. We can conduct our own extensive investigation into your case, evaluate evidence gathered by law enforcement with our resource of professional experts and interview witnesses.

Types of Sex Crimes

Sex crimes are comprised of multiple offenses which involve illegal or coerced sexual conduct against another person. The punishment is often severe and may include registration as a sex offender.

Common types of sex crimes in California include the following:

  • Date rape
  • Failure to register as a sex offender
  • Indecent exposure
  • Pandering
  • Prostitution
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Sexual harassment
  • Statutory rape

Have a Former Prosecutor On Your Side

Being labeled as a sex offender can permanently damage your reputation to the point where it can be tough to obtain employment and enjoy the opportunities in life. As a former prosecutor, our Santa Barbara criminal defense attorney has the comprehensive insight of the state laws and court proceedings from both sides. With more than 30 years of combined legal experience, let us fight for you in order to get your life back on track.

Contact Appel & Morse for more information or to schedule your free criminal consultation today.