Sex crimes

What is the age of consent in Missouri?

Facing sex crime charges is serious and can change your life if you’re convicted. If you’re a Missouri resident, you should know the age of consent laws for 2022. What is Missouri’s age of consent? In Missouri, a person must be at least 17 years old in order to...

What are the penalty levels of prostitution?

Sex offenses in Springfield, Missouri, may include sexual assault and battery, prostitution, and solicitation. The three types of prostitution offenses include the act of prostitution, promoting prostitution, and patronizing prostitution. Prostitution Class B...

Famous singer found guilty of sex trafficking

Sex offenses are taken very seriously in Missouri. The recent outcome of a case involving a famous singer shows that the rest of the country doesn't take these types of crimes lightly either. R. Kelly was recently found guilty of sex trafficking, which is one of the...

Sex crimes in Missouri

Sex crimes in Missouri encompass a variety of offenses, even if the person charged isn't involved in the actual sex act. Most sex crimes involve some kind of ties with prostitution, while rape can involve a prostitute or any person where sex is non-consensual....

Are false accusations a real problem?

A false sexual assault accusation can result in serious damage to your reputation and livelihood. In today's era, most people will believe an accuser without the need for any evidence. While this is helpful to victims who really have suffered abuse, it is detrimental...