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Defense Against Sex Offense Allegations

The Law Office of Scott F. Riordan specializes in criminal defense and serves Buffalo, New York, and western New York. For several years, Mr. Riordan has represented clients in various types of sexual offense cases. As a former prosecutor, he is well-versed in criminal defense for sex offenses and has successfully provided hundreds of clients with the representation they need during all phases of criminal court proceedings. Mr. Riordan aggressively defends people charged with a variety of crimes.

The New York state penal code includes 20 crimes under sexual offenses, including:

  • Sexual misconduct
  • Rape
  • Criminal sexual act
  • Sexual abuse
  • Aggravated sexual abuse
  • Child pornography

If you have been charged with a sex offense in Buffalo, it is important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you as early in the process as possible. Immediately after your arrest, you have a limited time frame in which to prepare your case.

The Defense You Deserve

Everyone charged with a crime is presumed innocent until they are proven guilty. You have the right to an attorney, the right to present evidence and witnesses, the right to a speedy trial with a public jury and the right to remain silent during questioning.

Being charged with a sex offense can have a serious impact on you and your loved ones. A sex offense conviction can mean you must register as a sex offender at a designated risk level. That designation can restrict where you are able to find housing, your internet usage or your interactions with minors. A felony conviction may result in lengthy incarceration, parole and probation, as well as fines and surcharges. That is why it is imperative to have an experienced criminal defense attorney with extensive trial experience at your side from the moment you are charged with a crime.

To set up a consultation with the Law Office of Scott F. Riordan, call call our office today or use our online contact form.