Historic sex crimes can be highly sensitive and emotionally charged. Lawtons Solicitors has an expert team who are ready to help, every step of the way. There is a lot of focus by the authorities on historic cases due to some high profile examples in recent times. The Police and Prosecution have specialist teams tasked with these types of offences.

If you are facing a police investigation or criminal proceedings in court, you need an expert team supporting you, advising and defending you.

With a thorough approach to preparation, ensuring a coherent trial strategy, we keep you informed at all times and offer non-judgmental, professional legal representation to ensure the most favourable outcome for you.

Our aim is to work with you to avoid any possibility of uncertainty, address any disclosure issues head-on, and examine and analyse all evidence continuously to ensure you are best placed to receive a favourable outcome.


Historic Sex Crime & The Law

When it comes to historic sex crimes, cases are carefully treated based on the evidence provided. Judgement may not be influenced by high profile personalities or other factors.

Any sentencing is given as per the current guidelines for assessing harm to the victim and the seriousness of the crime committed. Inclusion on the sex offenders register is not necessarily dependent on this assessment.

Other factors that may be taken into account, depending on the circumstances, include:


Accused of an Historic Sex Crime?

It is important to seek legal representation right from the start of a case to receive the best advice at all stages and show willingness to cooperate.

Lawtons Solicitors is best placed to deliver a professional and experienced team that understands the challenges involved in dealing with a case relating to historic sex crimes.


Contact Us

For more information on historic sex crimes, or to discuss an individual case in complete confidence, please call 0333 202 0972 or email web@lawtonslaw.co.uk


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