Protecting Your Reputation and Your Future Against Sex Charges

A conviction for a serious sex offense can stay with you for the rest of your life. Even after punishments such as a lengthy jail or prison term and heavy fines are behind you, permanent sex offender registration could damage your employment and housing prospects.

The experienced criminal defense lawyers of Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA in Elyria fight your rape charge or sex assault charge with their more than 125 years of combined experience, prosecution backgrounds that keep us one step ahead of opposing counsel and negotiation skills that put you in the best possible legal position for trial.

In court, we bring the thoroughly investigated facts of your case and use them in persuasive presentations that "connect" with judge and jury. From arrest to arraignment and outcome to appeal and beyond, you will know that your rights are protected.

Smith, Illner & Gemelas is your responsive neighborhood criminal defense law firm well-known for personalized approaches to defending you against sex crime charges such as:

  • Rape
  • Sexual battery
  • Internet solicitation of a minor
  • Computer sex crimes — possession and distribution of child pornography
  • Child molestation
  • Unlawful sexual conduct with a minor
  • Sexual imposition and gross sexual imposition
  • Importuning
  • Disseminating matter harmful to juveniles
  • Pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor
  • Illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material or performance
  • Indecent exposure
  • Prostitution
  • Lewd conduct
  • Public indecency

If your freedoms, personal reputation and future are at stake in a sex crime trial in Northeast Ohio, ensure that your rights are protected by our experienced, client-committed Elyria sex offense attorneys. Contact Smith, Illner & Gemelas Co. LPA toll free to arrange your free initial consultation — 888-506-0340. Your email or overnight message receives our prompt attention.