Accusations of any sex crime are extremely serious. Accusations of a sex crime involving a minor are even more so. If you have been accused of or are under investigation for any type of sex offense against a child, you need immediate—and aggressive—representation. Nothing has the potential to ruin your career, personal relationships, and future like child sex crime charges; the steps you take right now may determine whether you spend the rest of your life as a registered sex offender.
Cole County criminal defense attorney Kyle Loraine is a former prosecutor who understands how the government thinks and works. If you have been accused of a sex offense involving a minor in Miller County, Moniteau County, or Cole County, our firm stands prepared to fight for your freedom.
"I began my career as an Assistant Prosecutor in one of the busiest courts in Missouri. I have the knowledge, skill and fortitude to effectively defend against criminal charges. I have successfully tried cases ending in conviction and conducted dozens of prelims on everything from possession charges to murder."
"Kyle was able to quickly schedule a meeting and provide his opinion on situation."Chris E.
"Kyle went out of his way to ensure we were taken care off"Bryan D.
"Always there if you have questions or need any help at any time"Stan W.
Child Sex Offense Attorney in Moniteau, Miller & Cole County, Missouri
Parents, teachers, coaches, counselors, and others who have children or who work regularly with children may be at risk of facing criminal charges involving sex crimes against minors. Sometimes, these allegations come from misunderstandings, false accusations, or entirely invented circumstances. They can be difficult to prove and may involve “he said, she said” situations. The state bears the burden of proving guilt beyond a doubt and having a competent Cole County child sex crime defense lawyer can make all the difference as you face off against these charges.
At Loraine Law Center, we take on child sex crime cases in Missouri involving:
- Child molestation
- Statutory rape
- Statutory sodomy
- Online child exploitation
- Child pornography
- Sexual misconduct involving a child
- Sexual contact with a student
- Sexual abuse of a child
The age of consent in Missouri is 17 years old. This means that an adult could face statutory rape charges for having sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17, even if the act was agreed to or initiated by the minor. A person under the age of 17 cannot give legal consent to sexual intercourse.
It starts with a confidential, private consultation. Call (573) 995-4077 today to put a powerful attorney on your side!
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