Category: Sex Crimes

While the laws in each state differ, every state requires that law enforcement be provided on the local level with information about individuals convicted of sex offenses. This is also true for North Carolina, whether those offenses happened in this state or not. 

If you live in North Carolina and have been convicted of a crime that places you on the sex offender list in another state, then North Carolina requires you to register here as well.

Here’s what you need to know about the sex offender registry in North Carolina such as [...]

Most people consider sex trafficking to be a far-away concept, not something that could occur right in their back yard. North Carolina law enforcement, however, knows that sex trafficking happens all around us.

Case in point: A woman was convicted last year in Raleigh for promoting prostitution and contributing to the delinquency of a minor in the human trafficking of her younger sister. That’s just one example of sex trafficking in North Carolina – it’s easy to find more.

Here’s what you need to know about sex trafficking in North Carolina, what it [...]

Until very recently (in 2019, to be exact), North Carolina had a loophole in its sexual consent laws knowns as the “Right to Finish.” This loophole meant that many women who felt they were raped never got the justice they deserved. 

Now that the loophole has been closed, sexual consent in North Carolina means something new. Here’s what you need to know about the changes in the law and what it means.

What Was the Law in North Carolina?

The loophole that was recently closed was based on a court decision from 1979 [...]

If you’re facing sex crime charges, or think that you could be facing charges, you’re likely concerned about your future and have many questions running through your mind. 

We’ve put together a guide covering some of the most common questions we hear from our clients facing sex crime charges. 

Do I Need an Attorney to Fight North Carolina Sex Charges? 

Answer: We can’t remember when a client didn’t benefit from professional legal counsel on a sex crime charge in North Carolina. 

If you’ve been charged with a sex crime, we advise that you [...]

One of the most devastating consequences of a sex crime conviction remains in effect long after your case is closed: the requirement to register as a sex offender.

North Carolina maintains a public sex offender database, which allows the public to search the sex offender registry by name and location. Your home and workplace will appear on a map of North Carolina sex offenders.

Even if you’ve moved on with your life and have no intention to re-offend, you’re left with the humiliating stigma of being a registered sex offender. This is [...]