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Understanding Sex Crimes In Utah

The state of Utah segments sex crimes involving minors into different classifications each with unique sets of penalties.

Being accused of any type of sex crime is very serious. When the charges involve a child or a minor, the consequences can be even more severe. When charged with sexual assault of a minor or child sexual abuse, it is important that a defendant fully understands the allegations and associated consequences. A conviction for a child sex offense can follow a person for many years if not for life, whether it be a prison sentence or registration on the sex offender registry.

What are some types of crimes against children in Utah?

According to the Utah criminal code, there are numerous sex offenses that involve children and minors. Some of these offenses and their penalties are as follows:

Help for defendants

Being accused of a sex crime against a child can be a frightening experience. Talking to an experienced criminal defense attorney who has extensive experience in child sex cases is critical. Call Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 or complete the online contact form today.