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Accusations Sexual Assault on a Child

If you have been accused or arrested or are under investigation for Child Molestation, you need to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Child Molestation accusations have severe consequences. These sex crimes involving children can mean a lifetime of registration as a sex offender along with a profile sex offender database on the internet. Even if you are innocent, you need an experienced California sex crimes attorney to protect your rights during this extremely difficult time. If you are charged with any of the sex offenses you must be able to prove your innocence because the presumption of innocence does not exist in these types of cases. If you are convicted of child molestation /abuse and other sexually related crimes involving children you will be required to register as a sex offender under California Penal Code Section 290(Megan’s Law) . This requirement also is for Juveniles that are convicted as sex offenders. In California, all sex offenders have to register within five days of being released from prison and then any time they change their address or name. They also have to update their registration information every year. Some sex offenders (e.g., sexually violent predators) have to update their registration more often. In California, deliberately failing to register is a felony and may require county jail or prison time. Most sex offenders must continue to register throughout their entire lives. Most sex offenses in California are also considered Strikes under the Three Strikes law. False Accusations -Children Sometimes Do Lie. In many cases there are no witnesses and no evidence to support the allegations of abuse. The whole case comes down to the credibility of the parties involved. Since there are usually no witnesses, false accusations occur, and when they do, it can be extremely difficult to overcome. Children can lie about being molested without understanding the seriousness of the statements they make. They can also be easily influenced by adults such as parents, teachers, relatives or friends, who believe they should make these claims. Children may also be motivated to lie in order to please one of their parents in a divorce and child custody case. Regardless of why an accusation occurs the allegation are virtually impossible to dismiss without a criminal investigation by local law enforcement. That is why a child abuse or sexual molestation charge must be aggressively defended from the from the onset. Sean Tabibian Associates we have a team of defense experts, private investigators and psychologists who know the most effective strategies for building an effective defense. The earlier you get us involved, the better your outcome will be. 
 If you have been falsely accused or suspected of child abuse or molestation, or you are being investigated or have been charged with committing a crime against children, it is critically important to entrust your case to an experienced criminal defense attorney who understands the law and how to handle and defend these types of cases. Do not attempt to handle this matter on your own or with advice from family members. While you may be tempted to explain your side of the story to law enforcement, it is important not to say anything without proper legal advice. If you have been contacted by the police or a social worker for an interview, DO NOT SPEAK to them unless your attorney is present . Anything you say can and will be used against you! At Sean Tabibian & Associates, we have successfully handled child sexual abuse/molestation , sexual assaults , lewd conduct , indecent exposure, child pornography , and internet sex offenses in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. We have successfully defended clients in many cases involving false accusations by children and have kept a number of falsely-accused individuals from going to prison. 285 Incest * 286(b)(1) Sodomy, victim under 18 years 286(b)(2) Sodomy, victim under 16, def over 21 286(c) Sodomy, victim under 14/def 10 yrs older or by force, violence, etc. 286(c)(1) Sodomy, victim under 14/def 10 yrs older 286(c)(2) Sodomy by force, violence, duress, fear of BI 286(c)(3) Sodomy by threat of retaliation 286(d) Sodomy in concert by force or fear or BI to victim or another * 286(e) Sodomy in jail or prison 286(f) Sodomy, victim unconscious 286(g) Sodomy, victim incompetent * 286(h) Sodomy, victim incompetent, both confined for mental 
disorder 286(i) Sodomy of victim overcome by intoxicant 286(j) Sodomy by victim's belief that accused is spouse 286(k) Sodomy by threat to use authority of public official 288(a) Lewd & lascivious act w/child under 14 years 288(b)(1) Lewd and lascivious act w/child under 14 committed by force, violence, etc. 288(b)(2) Lewd and lascivious act by caretaker w/dependent adult by force, violence, etc. 288(b)(2) Lewd or lascivious act by caretaker w/dependent person by force, violence, etc. * 288(c)(1) Lewd and lascivious act w/child 14 or 15, def at least 10 yrs older * 288(c)(2) Lewd and lascivious act by caretaker w/dependent adult * 288(c)(2) Lewd or lascivious act by caretaker w/dependent person * 288.2(a) Distribution or exhibition of lewd material to minor 288.2(a) Second or subsequent conviction of section * 288.2(b) Distribution or exhibition of lewd material to minor by electronic mail/Internet 288.2(b) Second or subsequent conviction of section 288.3(a) Arranging meeting w/minor for lewd purpose w/pc of offense listed in Pen C §290(c) 288.3(a) Contacting or attempted contact w/minor witc specified kidnapping, child pornography, or other sex crimes involving the minor 288.3(b) Going to arranged meeting place set up under Pen C §288.3(a) 288.4(a) Arranging meeting w/minor for lewd purpose w/pc of offense listed in Pen C §290(c) 288.4(b) Going to arranged meeting place set up under Pen C §288.4(a) 288.5 Continuous sexual abuse of child * 288a(b)(1) Oral copulation, victim under 18 288a(b)(2) Oral copulation, victim under 16, def over 21 288a(c) Oral copulation, victim under 14/def 10 yrs older or by force, violence, etc. 288a(c)(1) Oral copulation, victim under 14/def 10 yrs older 288a(c)(2) Oral copulation by force, violence, duress, fear of BI 288a(c)(3) Oral copulation by threat of retaliation 288a(d) Oral copulation in concert by force/fear of BI to victim/another * 288a(e) Oral copulation in jail or prison 288a(f) Oral copulation, victim unconscious 288a(g) Oral copulation, victim incompetent * 288a(h) Oral copulation, victim incompetent, both confined for mental 
disorder 288a(i) Oral copulation of victim overcome by intoxicant 288a(j) Oral copulation by victim's belief that accused is spouse 288a(k) Oral copulation by threat to use authority of public official 289(a) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object 289(a)(1) Sexual penetration w/ foreign or unknown object by force, violence, duress, or fear of BI 289(a)(2) Sexual penetration w/ foreign or unknown object by threat of retaliation 289(b) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim incompetent 289(d) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim unconscious 289(e) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim overcome by intoxicant 289(f) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, by victim's belief 
that accused is spouse 289(g) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, by threat to use authority of public official * 289(h) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim under 18 289(i) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim under 16, 
def over 21 289(j) Sexual penetration w/foreign or unknown object, victim under 14, 
def 10 years older 289.6 Employee of detention facility engaging in sexual activity with inmate w/pc 289.6(a)(1) Employee of public health facility engaging in sexual activity with inmate w/pc * 289.6(a)(2) Employee of public detention facility engaging in sexual activity (as defined in Pen C §289.6(d)(1)-(4)) with inmate 289.6(a)(2) Employee of public detention facility engaging in sexual activity (as defined in Pen C §289.6(d)(1)-(5)) with inmate w/pc * 289.6(a)(3) Employee of Youth and Adult Correctional Agency engaging in sexual activity (as defined in Pen C §289.6(d)(1)-(4)) with inmate 289.6(a)(3) Employee of Youth and Adult Correctional Agency engaging in sexual activity (as defined in Pen C §289.6(d)(1)-(5)) with inmate w/pc 290(g)(2) Failure to register by person convicted of felony sex offense or w/pc 290(g)(2) Failure to register by person convicted of felony sex offense or juvenile adjudication w/pc 290(g)(3) Failure to register by designated mentally disordered sex offender w/pc 290(g)(3) Failure to register by designated mentally disordered sex offender including person who had petition sustained in juvenile adjudication for sex offense but found NGI w/pc * 290(g)(5) Failure to register by person adjudicated a sexually violent predator 290(g)(6) Failure to register by person convicted of felony sex offense or juvenile adjudication who has no residence address w/2 pc 290.018(b) Failure to register by person convicted of felony sex offense or juvenile adjudication for the commission of a sex offense 290.018(d) Failure to register by designated mentally disordered sex offender including person who had petition sustained in juvenile adjudication for sex offense but found NGI w/pc * 290.018(f) Failure to register by sexually violent predator 290.018(g) Failure to register by person convicted of felony sex offense or juvenile adjudication for the commission of a sex offense who has no address w/2 pc * 299.5(g) Unlawful use or disclosure of offender forensic sample or DNA profile * 311.1 Sale or distribution of obscene material depicting minors 311.2(b) Sale or distribution of obscene material depicting minors for commercial consideration * 311.2(c) Sale or distribution of obscene material depicting minor under 18 to person 18 years of age or older 311.2(d) Sale or distribution of obscene material depicting minor under 18 to minor under 18 311.3 Sexual exploitation of minor under 18 w/pc this section/chapter * 311.4(a) Involving minor in selling or distribution of obscene material 311.4(b) Involving minor under 18 in obscene film or performance 311.4(c) Involving minor under age 18 in posing or modeling involving sexual conduct 311.9(a) Violation of Pen C §311.2(a), (c), (d), or §311.5 w/pc of Pen C 
§313.1 or chapter 7.5 311.9(b) Violation of Pen C §311.4 w/pc of Pen C §311.3 or §311.4 311.9(c) Violation of Pen C §311.7 w/2 pc of chapter 7.5 * 311.10 Advertising obscene material depicting minor under 18 * 311.11(a) Possession of matter depicting sexual conduct of child under 18 311.11(b) Possession of matter depicting sexual conduct of child under 18 w/pc of Pen C §311.11(a) 311.11(b) Possession of matter depicting sexual conduct of child under 18 w/pc of Pen C §311.11(a), §311.2(b), or §311.4(b) 311.11(b) Possession of matter depicting sexual conduct of child under 18 w/pc of crime for which registration is required under Pen C §290, or any person who has ever been adjudicated as a sexually violent predator 311.11(b) Possession of matter depicting sexual conduct of child under 18 w/pc for violation or attempted violation of Pen C §311.11(a) or violation or attempted violation of offense listed in Pen C §290(c) 313.4 Distribute/exhibit harmful matter to minor w/pc under chapter 7.5 314(1) Indecent exposure w/pc of §314(1) or Pen C §288 * 314(1) Indecent exposure after entering inhabited dwelling