Lancaster Sex Crime Attorney

Aggressive Defense Against Sex Crime Charges in Palmdale, Quartz Hill & the Surrounding Areas

Being accused of a sex crime can drastically change your life. A sex crime accusation carries a social stigma that is difficult to overcome and can damage your personal and professional relationships. Beyond that, sex offenses are hotly pursued and prosecuted to keep the public safe from such crimes. They carry heavy penalties involving jail or prison time, steep fines, and, worst cases, mandatory sex offender registration, a registry anyone can view online. If you or someone you know is being investigated for a sex crime, the Law Office of Jesse P. Duran is here.

Are you facing a sex crime charge in California? Call the Law Office of Jesse P. Duran today at (661) 903-8056 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our sex crime lawyer in Lancaster!

Types of Sex Crimes in California

With over a decade of legal practice, our team at the Law Office of Jesse P. Duran believes that everyone deserves the best possible defense they can find, regardless of the nature or details of the charges. We are here to apply our experience and skills to help you pursue the most optimum case result.

Sex crimes under California law include (but are not limited to the following):

  • Rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Sexual battery
  • Sexual acts with a child under 10
  • Solicitation for prostitution
  • Lewd conduct
  • Lewd conduct with a minor
  • Child pornography
  • Oral copulation by fear and oral copulation involving a minor

What are the Penalties for Sex Crimes in California?

Penalties for convictions of all sex crimes will vary depending on the nature of the crime, whether a minor was involved, prior criminal history, if any, and other circumstances.


  • Range from 3 - 8 years in prison
  • In cases where the alleged offender is over 21, and the victim is under 16, the prison term can be as high as 4 years

Sexual battery:

  • Charged as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances
  • Felony sexual assault can result in 2 - 4 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000
  • Misdemeanor sexual assault carries up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000

Child pornography:

  • Convictions can lead to a maximum of 3 years in prison
  • Mandatory sex offender registration

Sex Offender Registration in California

Sex offender registration may be for 10 - 20 years or life, depending on the crime committed. Registration as a sex offender involves restrictions and requirements that you must follow and can negatively impact where you live, obtaining employment, and more.

Contact Our Lancaster Sex Crime Lawyer Today

Because of the high stakes and serious nature of sex crime accusations, you must have the legal protections of a dedicated professional. At the Law Office of Jesse P. Duran, we understand the gravity of any sex crime allegation and are here to work diligently on your behalf. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you are treated fairly throughout the criminal process.

Contact the Law Office of Jesse P. Duran today to schedule a consultation with our sex crime attorney in Lancaster!

Why Should You Choose Attorney Jesse Duran?

Zealous Legal Advocacy
  • Se Habla EspaƱol
  • One-on-One Client Attention
  • Excellent Local Reputation
  • Over a Decade of Experience

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