Criminal Sexual Conduct 2nd Degree

Criminal sexual conduct is an extremely serious charge, and anyone facing 2nd degree CSC accusations should contact a skilled sex crime defense lawyer immediately. Grabel & Associates has been protecting clients from wrongful conviction for over a decade, and we will utilize aggressive criminal defense tactics to help you avoid unnecessary jail time, fines, and sex offender registration. Under the direction of trial attorney Scott Grabel, our team will work with you to develop an effective criminal defense strategy aimed at helping you achieve the best possible case outcome.

Sex Crimes Attorneys Defending Against CSC Conviction in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

Anyone charged with a sex crime needs a lawyer who understands the high stakes, and our attorneys have experience fighting for clients in the most difficult cases. 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) charges should never be taken lightly, and police and prosecutors will be working fast to build a case against you. We will work to uncover compelling evidence that can prove your innocence, or work to have your charges or sentence reduced. Our work throughout every stage of Michigan criminal cases has helped clients avoid jail time, fines, and sex registration.

Second Degree CSC Lawyer in MI

According to the Michigan Penal Code, 2nd degree CSC occurs when sexual contact, but not penetration, occurs along with one of the conditions also necessary for a 1st degree conviction. These conditions include:

  • Alleged victim under 13 years old
  • Alleged victim between 13 and 16 while the defendant is either related to the alleged victim, in the same household, in an authoritative position, a teacher or other school employee in the school or district of the alleged victim
  • Sexual conduct occurred along with another felony crime
  • The defendant was aided by one or more persons with knowledge that the alleged victim was mentally incapable or physically helpless
  • The defendant used coercion or force (including threats, weapons, items used to imitate a weapon, unacceptable physician examination, surprise, or concealment)
  • The defendant caused personal injury with knowledge that the alleged victim was mentally incapable or physically helpless
  • The alleged victim is under the jurisdiction of the department of corrections where the accused is an employee or volunteer

Other conditions could also result in 2nd degree CSC charges, and it is essential to contact an attorney as soon as you are accused of criminal sexual conduct or investigated for sexual conduct. Our lawyers will inform you of every available legal option and help you protect your rights throughout the justice process.

Criminal Punishment for 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

In the state of Michigan, a second degree CSC conviction could result in up to 15 years in prison, as well as lifetime monitoring. Working with a talented criminal defense attorney will allow you to obtain the best results in your case, and we will fight to have your charges dropped, dismissed, reduced, or beaten.

Contact our sex crime defense team immediately and benefit from an experienced criminal defense lawyer throughout investigation and potential trial. We have the skills needed to earn the best case outcomes in courts statewide, and our lawyers will do whatever it takes to ensure you reach your legal goals.

Our Approach to CSC Second Degree and Sexual Contact With a Minor Charges in Michigan

At Grabel & Associates, our attorneys care about your final result, and will aggressively defend you in any of Michigan’s 83 counties. Without a lawyer, you could face escalated criminal charges or unnecessary penalties, and wrongful conviction is very possible in sex crime cases. Many sex crime cases rely on unreliable eyewitness testimony or chemical testing, and we are familiar with prosecutor tactics used to obtain conviction.

Our team of Michigan sex crime defense attorneys will investigate every detail of your criminal case, and we will work together to build an individualized criminal defense strategy that will be effective in your case. Our sex crime defense tactics have been proven in countless past cases, and our proven results page demonstrates exactly what our lawyers can do in difficult criminal cases statewide.

Contact Scott Grabel Sex Crime Defense Lawyer

Our law firm is committed to 24/7 availability, and anyone facing sex crime charges can call us right now from anywhere in Michigan to speak with an experienced case analyst. Call 1-800-677-9795 now toll free or contact us online to set up a free consultation with trial lawyer Scott Grabel. Don’t hesitate to contact an attorney, as police and investigators will be working quickly to convict you.