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People v. J.C. (Sex)

Case Conclusion Date: 06.02.2014

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Probation and no sex registration

Description: Client was charged with seven counts of various sex crimes for continuous molestation of his step-daughter including sexual penetration by force or fear. In addition to victim's statements, client apologized to victim during a pretext call and asked her not to tell anyone what happened. Client's maximum exposure was 13 years, 4 months state prison and lifetime sex offender registration. After setting case for trial, Fred Thiagarajah negotiated a plea to one count of attempted statutory rape. Client received 3 years probation, 270 days jail to be served on weekends and no sex registration. Furthermore, client allowed to petition court to reduce charge to a misdemeanor in 18 months.

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