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Child Solicitation Cases in Virginia

Child Solicitation Lawyer in Richmond

Child enticement and solicitation involves an adult persuading, inviting, tempting or luring a child into committing a sexual act with that adult, or the adult committing such an act upon the child. Reports of such cases can be heard and read about in the media every day. Such cases speak about teachers, coaches, clergy, relatives and friends who have been accused of enticing and soliciting a child through Internet chat rooms, and other means. New laws have been enacted to combat the use of computers in soliciting minor children. When a child has been the victim of such an act, it is a terrible thing, devastating to both the parents and the child.

When an innocent person has been accused of child enticement and solicitation, it is also a terrible thing, as the ridicule and censure relating to these charges can follow and affect the person for the rest of their life. It may ruin their good name, their reputation, make it difficult for them to find employment or secure a desired place to live. If you have been charged with child enticement or solicitation of sex with a minor, you need to hire an attorney immediately. A Richmond sex crime attorney at The Law Office of Debra D. Corcoran has many years of experience assisting clients with child enticement and solicitation cases and can assist you with your defense.

Complexity of Child Enticement Defense

With much public support and encouragement, prosecutors are very zealous when it comes to seeking convictions of crimes of a sexual nature against children. Criminal charges may be brought under the sweeping scope of "child enticement" for actions that, in fact, do not have any criminal intent. The testimony of children as witnesses in these cases is often used to corroborate the facts in case. Prosecutors are very good at "spinning" the child's testimony in their favor, which can be challenging to your case. Debra D. Corcoran, Esq. has an LL.M (Master of Laws) in litigation and knows what strategies and tactics are needed to support your position and achieve a favorable outcome in your case. As criminal defense attorneys, our firm believes in the presumption of innocence and will fight to protect your rights.

Contact a Richmond child enticement defense attorney to discuss the legal defense you are entitled to.