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Omaha Sex Crimes Criminal Defense Lawyer in Nebraska

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Attorney for Clients Charged with Sexual Assault or Solicitation in Douglas County

Sex crime allegations carry severe penalties for a conviction, including potential prison time, heavy fines, and registration as a sex offender. The severe impact on your relationships with family and friends, your reputation, and your employability can last the rest of your life. 

At Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O., we understand the dire nature of these charges, and Attorney Tom Olsen is ready to fight for you. As a Former Assistant State Attorney General and Assistant Omaha City Prosecutor with three decades of trial experience, Attorney Olsen knows how to get results. He has successfully defended thousands of clients charged with serious offenses, including many who faced decades of imprisonment. As Nebraska's premier criminal defense attorney, he is the legal advocate to have on your side at this critical juncture in your life.

Sex Crimes in Nebraska

Various criminal charges are classified as sex crimes, including:

Sexual assault: Includes 1st degree and 2nd degree felonies, and 3rd-degree misdemeanor. Punishments include up to 50 years in prison for 1st degree, with a mandatory 25 years for a second offense. 

Child molestation: Involves a child under age 12 and a perpetrator 19 years or older, or a child 12-16 years old and an assailant 25 or older. Charged as a Class IB felony, with a minimum 15-year sentence for a first offense.

Child pornography: Perpetrators under 19 are charged with a Class IV felony for each offense, with up to two years in prison and $10,000 fine. Those 19 and over are charged with a Class IIA felony, with up to 20 years in prison.

Solicitation of a minor: This is charged as a Class IIIA felony, with up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine. It escalates to a Class IIA felony if the perpetrator committed sexual assault, solicited the child online, or kidnapped or falsely imprisoned the child.

Solicitation and prostitution: With no prior convictions, this is charged as a Class I misdemeanor, unless the person solicited is under 18 years old, which makes it a Class IV felony for the solicitor, with up to two years in prison and a minimum fine of $500.

How a Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help

When you entrust Attorney Tom Olsen with your case, he will conduct a full investigation to formulate the best possible course of action. This may include a demand for dismissed charges if police violated your rights or you stand falsely accused by a vindictive party. If a plea agreement for reduced charges is the most favorable option, you can trust Attorney Olsen will get you the best possible deal.

Contact a Lincoln Sex Crimes Lawyer

If you have been charged with any of these crimes, now is the time to secure elite legal representation. Let Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. help you today. For a free consultation with a Lancaster County sexual offense attorney, contact us at 402-598-5789. We also serve clients in Aurora, Buffalo County, Dawson County, Grand Island, Hall County, Hamilton County, Kearney, Lexington, Lincoln County, North Platte, Papillion, Sarpy County, Seward, York, and York County.

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