Sacramento Police are Searching for a Sexual Predator
According to the Sacramento Bee, a woman was sexually assaulted in her driveway on Monday. Per the article, Sacramento police are searching for a sexual predator who threw a woman to the ground and attempted to force himself upon her. The victim has stated that she had parked her vehicle and was walking towards her front door when an unknown assailant grabbed her from behind. The victim fought back, screamed, and it sent the attacker running. Sacramento County authorities are asking the public for help identifying and catching the attacker.
Sacramento, Elk Grove, and all of Sacramento County are considered to be bedroom communities. Lots of parents choose to buy homes and raise their families in our local towns because of better schools and safer neighborhoods. Simply put, local law enforcement doesn’t take crime lightly. Physical assaults and sexual crimes are considered to some of the most heinous types of criminal offenses. In fact, California takes one of the toughest stances on sexual offenses. With tools like Megan’s Law, California hopes to make our cities a safer place. So, if you’re currently facing a sex offense charge you may want to retain a Sacramento criminal defense attorney fast.
Our law firm understands the embarrassment, anxiety, and real dangers of being charged with a sex crime. Steve Whitworth is a tenured Sacramento defense lawyer. Steve is non-judgmental and his job is to protect your rights, if and when you are charged with a crime. That means it’s his legal duty to protect his clients, regardless of what society thinks or how they feel. If you would like to learn more about hiring a Sacramento sex crime attorney keep reading, or click here to call us now. Let’s take a minute to understand why you may want to hire a lawyer.
Sex Crime Attorneys in Sacramento
First and foremost, if you’re taking the time to read this article because you have pending charges you still have rights. Whether you’ve already been arrested, or if you assume an acquisition is on the way, you have legal recourse. While it is true that you are innocent until proven guilty, that really only has a meaning within the courtroom. The presumption of innocence from a legal standpoint doesn’t boil over into the way the local community will look at you. If you’re accused of a sexual offense even friends and family can quickly turn their backs on you. Hiring a defense lawyer may be a good idea. There are lots of quality sex crime attorneys in Sacramento. But which one is best for you?
Now, you don’t need to hire your own lawyer if you’ve been charged with a crime. The state of California and the county of Sacramento will provide you with a Public Defender if you cannot afford your own lawyer, or if you wish to utilize a Public Defender. This article isn’t about choosing between a public defender or a private defense attorney. There may be pros and cons to both. However, this article is about how an attorney may be beneficial. If you’ve made up your mind to retain a private criminal lawyer, the next thing you want to determine is who to hire.
Hiring a Sacramento County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Steve Whitworth holds a perfect 10 Avvo rating. Sacramento Top 10 lists our law firm and Mr. Whitworth won the Three Best Rated award for his work in criminal defense. Yes, Steve has won many awards and his reputation is second to none. However, if you ask Mr. Whitworth why you may want to consider him as your defense attorney he won’t bring up his accolades. Mr. Whitworht is a fighter. More importantly, our law firm fights for the rights of the accused. Protecting your rights and defending your best interests is what we do best.
While it may not feel like it, you do have rights. Too often those accused of sex crimes feel the need to go into hiding. We do understand the societal issues surrounding sexual offenses. However, we urge you to get out in front of your charges. Take control of your situation. If you want to protect your freedom and save your reputation give our law firm a call. We offer a confidential, totally free consultation. Here are some additional reasons why you may want to hire Steve Whitworth.
- Sacramento Magazine Legal Profile
- Super Lawyers Rated Attorney
- A+ BBB Rated Law Firm
- Lawyer.com Profile
- Lawyer Legion Profile
Questions to Ask a Defense Attorney During a Consultation
We know that being accused of a crime can cause all sorts of anxiety issues. Our goal is to make the criminal justice process less stressful. One thing we believe that may help lessen fear is to ask lots of questions. By addressing your concerns with a criminal defense attorney you may gain a better understanding of where you stand. Sometimes, not knowing what to expect or what your best and worst-case scenario looks like may raise your anxiety.
Steve offers a free, confidential consultation. In addition, Mr. Whitworth will personally meet with you. That means you get to sit down with an award-winning Sacramento criminal defense attorney one on one. Remember, even though society may look down upon you after a sexual offense, our law firm is a safe place for you. If you would like to sit down with a sex crime attorney in Sacramento please click here. You can also call us at (916) 943-4607.
Schedule a Consultation with a Sacramento Sex Crimes Lawyer
If you would like to schedule a consultation with a Sacramento sex crimes lawyer click here. Our law firm is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All of our consultations and communications are protected and are confidential. We know that even a criminal accusation can wreak havoc. If you’ve been charged with a sexual offense let us help defend your name and protect your freedom. We service Sacramento, Elk Grove, Sacramento County, and Steve is also licensed in Federal Criminal Courts.