Sex Crimes

The Mark Law Firm represents clients for the state with being charged with various forms of sex crimes. Sex crimes are very serious matters, and if you have been wrongfully accused you need a strong team of defense lawyers on your side.

 

Many of those six crimes handled by The Mark Law Firm involve revenge pornography, sexting, and sexual assault.

Revenge Pornography

IN New Jersey it is illegal to use the contents of sexual partner and post the photos or video on the web for purposes of harming the other, when the other has not given consent.  In New Jersey, sharing explicit images without permission is punishable by three to five years in prison and a fine of up to $30,000.

Sexting

A very relative and new phenomenon involving transmission of photographs via a mobile phone involves sexting. Sometimes this may seem innocent, even a form of flirting, however is a very serious crime when charged and convicted.

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is defined as unlawfully commits an act of sexual penetration with another person when the person is under 13 years old, the actor is related to the victim by blood, or has supervisory or disciplinary power of the victim, or the act is committed during a robbery, kidnapping or burglary.

Sexual Contact

Criminal Sexual contact occurs when the actor makes sexual contact with the victim when the person is under 13 years old, the actor is related to the victim by blood, or has supervisory or disciplinary power of the victim, or the act is committed during a robbery, kidnapping or burglary.

Lewdness

Lewdness is a disorderly persons offense when one undertakes an offensive act which is likely to be observed by other non-consenting person, such that he or she exposes their intimate parts for the purpose of arousing or gratifying their sexual desire.

 

Sex crimes are very serious crimes, and often times will result in significant embarrassment, a huge financial burden, and will include penalties such as

  • Jail or prison time 
  • Monetary Fines 
  • Parole or Probation
  • Registration as a Sex Offender, and
  • Court Ordered Counseling

The Mark Law Firm and its experienced team of criminal defense attorneys are here to help you in your time of need. Not everyone charged with a crime is a criminal, and even good people make mistakes. In order to defend yourself however you need an aggressive and thorough attorney. Contact The Mark Law Firm for your consultation. Contact us or call 908-375-6767.