Defense Against Sex Crime Charges

Criminal charges, for any number of sex crimes in Philadelphia, must be handled by Criminal Lawyer in Philadelphia, Derek Steenson. When you are confronted with charges that may or may not be true, you could be in the middle of a situation that is terribly difficult. You need an attorney who can help you get your life back on track once again. Call Derek as soon as possible so that you can have your case reviewed by an experienced attorney who understands how to manage all of these types of charges.

Different Types of Sex Crimes in Philly

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Rape Charges in Philadelphia

Rape covers many different types of situations that involve many different types of people. Statutory, spousal, child rape, and date rape are all charges that are specified if you have been accused of rape. You must know what these rape charges mean, and you must understand how you might explain what happened.

Statutory rape is any sex act that occurs between an adult and a minor. Teenagers sometimes lie about how old they are, and there are times when the other party might have known how old this person was. It is wise to ask Derek Steenson to research the case to find out what the truth really is.

Spousal rape is a real crime, and anyone who has been accused by their spouse needs to work with Attorney Steenson to find out how to resolve the case as fast as possible. Many cases can be mediated, but the person who has been accused needs a vigorous defense so that they can defend against the charges.

Child rape is self-explanatory, and the accused must speak to Derek about how to mitigate these charges or take the matter to trial.

Date rape is a case where a man or woman has taken advantage of their date through the means of sedation or force. The date rape cases that come in front of Derek could be true or false based on the facts of the case. He will attempt to ascertain what really happened when the crime allegedly occurred. He is fully aware that there are times when mistakes are made, and misunderstandings happen.

Philadelphia Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is any form of attack where the injured party was taken by force. They might not have had sex with the accused, but they were violated nonetheless. Derek knows how to look into these cases to learn what happened, and there are times when misunderstandings do occur. There are also times when the accused are intoxicated or mentally ill during the alleged offense. These people need a vigorous defense so that they can get the help that they need and stay out of jail.

Indecent Exposure

Indecent exposure happens when someone is in public in a state of dress that is not considered appropriate by the community. This could occur in a variety of ways, and someone who is trying to explain what happened needs to have Derek Steenson on their side. The investigation that Derek conducts will explain how you could have ended up in this situation or how the real facts were otherwise misconstrued, and he can fight or mitigate the charges against his client. There are a lot of people who might have been caught in a bad situation, and they need to find a way to explain what happened so that they can get past these charges.

Child Pornography

Possession and distribution are both charges in this area, and someone who wants to have these charges handled should explain to Attorney Steenson, the facts surrounding the arrest. There are many cases where someone could have lied about their age, or people could have had files dumped onto their computers. There are also instances in which people are going to be caught with things that they did not even know were present. It is not uncommon for people who download illegal material to steal their neighbor’s wifi in an attempt to throw the authorities off their trail. Derek Steenson knows the experts that can get to the truth if the case calls for it. People who move into homes that might have been hiding places for this form of pornography should ask for our help, and anyone else who is accused should contact Derek for their free case evaluation.


Prostitution and the solicitation of a prostitute are both crimes, and these are cases where the client must explain what was happening when they met this person. There are times when a misunderstanding occurs, and there are other times when people need to figure out how they can show that they did not want to be in the position they were.

Many prostitutes need to speak to a lawyer so that they can show that they have been forced into the trade, or they might have been in a situation where they had no other options. Some people have been trafficked, or someone might have been caught in a position where it looks like they were trafficking someone for sex acts. Allow Attorney Steenson to learn what happened in this case and give you the best defense possible. Many trafficking cases can result in both federal and state charges, and Derek Steenson knows how to defend against this situation.

Derek Steenson Attorney at Law can help you with criminal charges that involve sex crimes. He understands how each of these laws are applied, but he also knows how to make the best possible choices for people who have been in a situation that they did not think would be illegal. Derek will try to meditate many of these things, and he will explain to you how to handle yourself in court. Derek works hard to come to a proper resolution for all of his clients, so they can go on with their lives after an arrest.