Sex Offenses


We Protect Your Rights and Your Freedom

Our Monterey County defense attorneys understand the impact a sex crime charge has on one's life, career and family.  We offer, compassionate, focused and effective representation.  We treat each client with the utmost respect and dignity.

California sex crimes can range from minor misdemeanors to violent felonies.  Our sex crimes lawyers are prepared to defend you no matter how severe your charges.  Fines, prison time or a record as a sex offender are all possible consequences of a conviction.  Mandatory registration as a sex offender is also a devastating result of a conviction. This means your personal information would be made available for public view, such as the California Megan's Law website.  But, The Crawford Law Firm is here to defend you.  There are defenses and possible reductions to non-registerable charges.  If you are facing any type of sex crime charge, contact us now for a confidential consultation now at 831-783-0222.

Avoiding the Filing of Formal Sex Crime Charges

By contacting a skilled Salinas sex crime defense lawyer early in your case, before formal charges have been filed, you can greatly impact your chances of avoiding harsh criminal penalties. When you retain The Crawford Law Firm to handle your case in the early stages, we can immediately begin an investigation.  By hiring a skilled litigator who has the proper resources and the knowledge of California sex crime laws you may be able to limit your criminal liability and avoid the filing of charges.

Have you Been Arrested for Sexual Offense?

With a savvy Monterey criminal defense attorney you will have the best chance to avoid jail time and a conviction.  It takes an attorney with extensive knowledge of sex crime laws and resources, such as psychological experts, and brilliant investigators, to thoroughly pick apart the evidence against you to build an effective defense. Your case has to be reviewed from every angle to seek all possible errors in police work. This includes the collection of evidence, witness statements and an analysis of whether your constitutional rights were violated. All these issues are critical to your case outcome.

Call for a free, confidential consultation now. (831) 783-0222.

P.C. 290 Registration Requirement

Lifelong sex offender registration is a devastating penalty that the Crawfords always seeks to avoid.  It is a humiliating and onerous consequence of many sex crime convictions.

For this reason, if you are charged with an offense that carries sex offender registration, it is vital that you contact an experienced legal professional who can help you maximize your chance of avoiding this devastating consequence of a conviction. At The Crawford Law Firm, Inc. you will have a compassionate and creative defense team to support and fight for you.   Call us now to begin your defense at (831) 783-0222.

Top-Rated, Award-Winning Criminal Defense Attorneys


The Crawford Law Firm has been committed to its clients for over fourteen years. With offices in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and Salinas, CA, our focus is DUI and criminal cases in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties.

Free consultations are by appointment and we here to ease your mind and fight for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.