How Does Molestation get treated by California Law?
In the State of California, it is a crime to attempt or to engage in sexual acts with a minor. The accused can suffer a variety of punishments, including a lifetime sex offender registration mandate, severe fines, and punishments up to and including life in prison. The impact on a person’s life can be profound.These sex crime cases can be very difficult to defend. There is a very high tendency among judges, juries, and potential jurors, to believe the testimony of children and minors. Also, the testimony of these minors can often be easily manipulated by prosecutors, family members, and even other plaintiffs.
Jan 17, 2022