Dedham Sex Crimes Lawyer

You Will Need an Experienced Defense Lawyer

Simply being accused of a sex crime can damage your reputation for years. If you are charged and convicted, your life will never be the same. You will likely have to register as a sex offender, which means that even after your prison sentence, your conviction will continue to affect your life.

John E. DeVito Esq. of DeVito and Visconti, P.A. is a former assistant district attorney with more than 30 years of criminal law experience. He understands the serious nature of sex offenses and the consequences of conviction. You can rely on his dedication to your case and his thorough, aggressive approach to criminal defense. To make an appointment, please call a Dedham sex crimes attorney at or contact us online.

The Consequences of a Sex Crime Conviction

Attorney DeVito represents individuals charged with a broad range of misdemeanor and felony sexual offenses, including:

  • Rape and aggravated rape
  • Date rape and marital rape
  • Sexual assault / indecent assault and battery
  • Statutory rape (consensual sex) and rape (nonconsensual sex) of a child under age 16
  • Indecent exposure
  • Solicitation or prostitution
  • Lewd and lascivious conduct
  • Open and gross lewdness

In Massachusetts, a rape conviction typically has a 20-year maximum prison sentence. If the rape is committed while carrying a firearm, the minimum sentence is 10 years.

An individual may be sentenced to a maximum of life in prison for rape that involves:

  • The aid of a dangerous weapon
  • The commission of a robbery or kidnapping
  • The commission of a burglary, breaking and entering, or home invasion
  • More than one assailant
  • Serious injury to the victim
  • A victim under age 16

Rape and sexual assault cases are extremely complex, requiring meticulous attention to detail and sensitivity to the issues. Mr. DeVito has experience investigating these cases and examining the evidence. He can advise you on your chances of success at trial or of negotiating with the prosecution.

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