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Sex Offender Registry: Can My Name Be Removed?

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Upon conviction of certain sexual crimes, New Mexico requires people to register as sex offenders with the state sex offender registry. Sex offender registration places serious limitations on an offender’s individual rights and can result in unnecessary hardship in many... Read More

Ways to defend oneself from child molestation accusations.

Four Defenses Against Child Molestation Accusations

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It is hard to think of allegations more serious than child molestation accusations. When people hear that you are charged with molesting a child, they’ll often separate themselves from you and your family without waiting to see if you get... Read More

Arrested for revenge porn.

Why Is Revenge Porn a Bad Idea?

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The rise in popularity of social media platforms has increased the number of pictures that individuals post and send each other every day. You might think that once someone sends you a picture, you can do whatever you want with... Read More

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Understanding The 4 Types of Internet Sex Crimes

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If you’ve been charged with an internet sex crime, you’ll want to have an experienced criminal charges attorney defend you. Sex crimes are serious offenses and carry a heavy social stigma, even if committed under the anonymity of the internet.... Read More

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Failure to Register as a Sex Offender: Penalties and Consequences in New Mexico

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Sex offenses are some of the most serious crimes anyone can face. In most cases, a conviction for a New Mexico sex offense carries life-changing penalties, including jail time, probation, fines, and registration as a sex offender. Registration of sex... Read More

Accusations of sexual abuse.

Changes in Child Behavior and Sexual Abuse

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Charges of child sexual assault are some of the most serious that a defendant can face. At the same time, the prosecution’s evidence in these cases is often questionable. For example, the alleged victim is often young, calling into question... Read More

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Can I Be Arrested for Sexting?

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Beware: Crossing the Line Could Land You in Serious Legal Trouble Sexting, that is exchanging photos, videos, or text messages with sexually explicit material can be a turn-on for consenting adults. However, if you indulge in such activities, you must... Read More

Confronting sex abuse accuser.

Do I Have The Right To Confront My Accuser In Sex Abuse Cases?

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There are few situations where the accused is more likely to be considered “guilty until proven innocent” by the public than in a sex abuse case. In no other situation is “trial by media” more likely, and under no other... Read More

The long-term effects of sexual abuse.

Sexual Abuse: What Are Its Long-Term Effects?

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New Mexico sexual assault cases are some of the most serious in the criminal justice system. Depending on the nature of the offense, a conviction for a sex offense can result in very long prison sentences, up to life in... Read More

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What Are the Consequences of a Child Molestation Conviction?

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New Mexico sex crimes are some of the most serious offenses. When the allegations involve a sex crime committed against a child, such as child molestation, the consequences can be even more severe. Anyone facing New Mexico child molestation charges... Read More

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