Sex Crime Defense Lawyers in Reno, NV
Renowned Reno Criminal Defense Attorneys & Former Prosecutors
Being charged with a sex crime is a life altering event. The arrest is often publicly covered by the media, causing distress to both the accused and their family and friends. Sex offenses come with severe penalties, including life in prison depending on the facts and circumstances of the case. In addition, if you are convicted of a sex offense, you will have to register as a sex offender and you may be subject to lifetime supervision.
Turn to the sex offense attorneys at Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P. Our Reno criminal defense lawyers have more than 100 years of trial experience, combining our insight for every case that we handle. Our founding attorneys are widely recognized for their courtroom acumen in criminal defense cases, and each of our clients benefit from their seasoned representation. Founding attorney Thomas E. Viloria spent one year assigned to the Sex Crime team as a prosecutor. He now utilizes his skill, understanding, and knowledge to effectively represent those accused of sex offense.
Discuss your case and begin defending your innocence—call (775) 284-8888 or contact our firm online.
Protecting Your Rights & Freedom
There are cases where an innocent person is accused of a sex offense. Sometimes the alleged victim uses the sex offense allegation to obtain leverage in an ongoing dispute over child custody and visitation. Sometimes, alleged victims are motivated by financial gain or regret.
The arrest of a person for a sex offense often causes those accused to become a social outcast. Frequently, the accused is terminated from employment shortly after arrest—even though all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. In cases like these, an effective defense can have both legal and social implications for a client, which is why it’s so important to choose a skilled lawyer.
The most commonly charged sex offenses include:
- Statutory Sexual Seduction
- Sexual Assault
- Lewdness with a Child Under the Age of 16
- Open and Gross Lewdness
- Indecent Exposure
This is important: if you have been accused of a sex offense, do not make any statements to the police.
Sex offenses carry consequences that impact your life for decades. Often, the prosecutor is driven by the police or alleged victim wanting their day in court. This is why you must hire a criminal defense lawyer that has actually tried sex offense cases to a jury. Experience with these cases allows your lawyer to identify weaknesses in your prosecutor’s case while developing an effective defense strategy.
Attorney Thomas E. Viloria has worked on hundreds of sex offense cases over the last 20 years. He understand the potential defenses and has a team of available experts in crime scene analysis, DNA analysis, eyewitness identification, victim statement validity, and medical experts to assist in obtaining the best possible result in your case.
Your first call should be to our Reno criminal defense attorneys at (775) 284-8888. Contact us online to speak with a member of our staff in a confidential consultation.