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Salem Rape Criminal

Salem is famous for being the home of the Salem witch trials, but it’s also one of the two seats of Essex County and a suburb of Boston. The city’s place in American colonial history, and especially its role in the witch trials, play an important part in its culture and drive many of the names and logos of public institutions. It has also brought a lot of tourists who come to Salem as a center of historical, cultural or mystical takes on witchcraft. As an important city in the region, Salem has a district court that handles misdemeanor and less serious felony sex crimes, as well as the Salem Superior Court, which tries more serious crimes such as indecent assault and battery.

Vigorous Sex Crimes Defense

The Law Offices of Stephen Neyman handles defense of all types of sex crimes, from simple offenses like statutory rape to very serious charges like forcible rape and child sexual assault. Sex crimes aren’t like other crimes; our society heaps on heavy charges and personal consequences. Just an accusation without proof is enough to cause trouble at work and show you who your true friends are. A conviction can mean years in prison, fines and restitution, a requirement to register as a sex offender and court-ordered counseling. Especially in cases involving violence or children, it can also end a career and make you an outcast in the community. To mount the strongest defense possible, you should get in touch with an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer as soon as possible.

Defenses to Sex Crimes in Salem Massachusetts

Fortunately, there are many ways to defend sex-related criminal charges, even serious ones. Sex crimes almost always happen behind closed doors, which means the only witnesses are the accuser and the accused. That means much of the case will revolve around whose story is more believable. Our lead attorney, Stephen Neyman, starts with a thorough investigation of the facts behind the case, including any facts suggesting that the accuser may have another motive. When the circumstances suggest it, we use psychological experts to show that our clients don’t fit the profile for this type of offense, or to point out when accusers may be manipulated. We have also won cases by showing that the accuser is not telling the truth. Our pretrial investigative team has exposed illicit motives for people making heinous accusations against our clients, many of whom are innocent. We have shown juries how child victims can be and have been manipulated by their parents to exact revenge on a former spouse or boyfriend. Unfortunately there are times when young children are used by unscrupulous adults in sex crimes. We will always investigate this where appropriate.

Salem Child Pornography Defense Attorney

Since 1990, the Law Offices of Stephen Neyman has successfully defended hundreds of people accused of serious crimes, including sex-related crimes carrying steep and life-altering penalties. If you’re facing prison, sex offender registration and more because of a sex charge in Massachusetts, don’t hesitate to call us for a free telephone consultation. From downtown Boston, we represent clients from all backgrounds in cities across eastern Massachusetts. To learn more or tell us about your case, call today at 617-263-6800 or send us a message online.

Client Reviews
"We went to trial and won. He saved me fifteen years mandatory in state prison for this case." A.C. Boston, Massachusetts
"I hired him and he got the case dismissed before I had to go into a courtroom. My school never found out and if they had I would have lost my academic scholarships. He really saved my college career." Melissa C. Cold Spring, New York, October 2013
"My union rep told me to call Steve Neyman. From the get go I felt comfortable with him. He took the time to talk to me about my case whenever I needed .... He even gave me his personal cell number and took all my calls. We won the case and I kept my job." Bart L. S.
"The best criminal defense lawyer in Massachusetts. Takes all of his client's calls at any time of the day or night. He was always there for me and my family. Steve saved my life." Jacquille D. Brockton, Massachusetts
"In less than two months Stephen Neyman got my old conviction vacated. I now have no criminal record." Paul W. Boston, Massachusetts