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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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Staten Island Sex Crime Lawyer

By Spodek Law Group | July 17, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 26, 2023)

Last Updated on: 26th July 2023, 10:54 pm

Folks, let’s have a real talk about sex crime charges in Staten Island. I know this is an uncomfortable topic, but understanding the laws and process here is so important if faced with allegations.

To shed light on how these complex cases work, I sat down with seasoned sex crime attorneys from Spodek Law Group. They explained the nuances of Staten Island courts and how an experienced lawyer can mount the strongest possible defense for clients like you.

Common Staten Island Sex Crime Charges

There are a wide variety of sex offenses you can be charged with in Staten Island. Some of the most common include:

– Rape
– Criminal sexual act
– Sexual abuse
– Sexual misconduct
– Forcible touching
– Endangering the welfare of a child
– Possession of child pornography
– Unlawful surveillance

Penalties vary drastically based on the specific allegations against you. That’s why building an ironclad defense with an experienced lawyer is so crucial.

The Complexities of Staten Island Sex Crime Cases

Here are a few examples of real-life Staten Island sex crime cases and why they demonstrate how complex these charges can be:

People v. Roberts – Evidence surfaced the alleged victim had made prior false accusations against other men. But the judge excluded this, leading to conviction.

People v. Rizzo – Despite strong evidence against the defendant, the jury acquitted on all counts after his attorney exposed flaws in the investigation.

People v. Fowler – Text messages portrayed contact between Mr. Fowler and the victim as consensual. The texts created reasonable doubt resulting in an acquittal.

As you can see, every case has unique complexities. An attorney experienced with the courts, judges, and juries of Staten Island is critical for overcoming these challenges.

Why a Local Lawyer Matters

Yes, having an attorney familiar with the ins and outs of Staten Island is that important. Here’s why:

– They know the judges’ reputations and tendencies for sex crime cases. This helps predict rulings.

– They understand localized jury biases that could sway the outcome one way or another.

– They build relationships with prosecutors and investigators to encourage cooperation and plea negotiations.

– They keep up with changes and patterns in how sex crimes are handled locally.

– They are aware of resources and services specific to Staten Island that could help your case.

The bottom line? Home field advantage is real. A lawyer active in Staten Island courts day in and day out can more skillfully steer your case to the best outcome possible.

Mounting a Strong Sex Crime Defense in Staten Island

So how do skilled Staten Island attorneys defend against these troubling accusations? There are several proven strategies they deploy:

– Analyze if the allegations actually meet the elements required by NY sex crime statutes for a conviction. Many do not.

– Closely examine the credibility of the accuser and any ulterior motives they may have.

– Scrutinize all evidence for contamination or credibility issues that create doubt.

– Argue the contact was truly consensual rather than forced.

– Highlight flaws in the investigatory process like biased interviews, overlooking key evidence, etc.

– Negotiate aggressively with prosecutors to have charges reduced or dropped through plea bargains.

The lawyers at Spodek Law Group have deployed these and other tactics to successfully defend the accused in Staten Island for years. Their intricate case knowledge and relentless efforts have led to countless dismissals and acquittals.

Facing Sex Crime Charges? We Can Help.

Being accused of a sex crime feels devastating and hopeless. But with an expert attorney on your side, you CAN overcome. The seasoned team at Spodek Law Group have spent their careers defending the falsely accused in Staten Island and securing great outcomes.

Led by award-winning trial lawyer Todd Spodek, they have deep roots in the Staten Island legal community and a stellar reputation with judges and prosecutors. Leverage their connections and skill to your advantage.

If you or a loved one are facing sex crime allegations, contact Spodek immediately for superior representation. Call them at 212-300-5196 for urgent help, or visit nyccriminalattorneys.com to request a free case review. The sooner you retain their services, the sooner they can start protecting your future.

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