Help for Devastating Accusations
As a counselor, coach or other adult who works closely with students, an accusation of even the most minor transgression against a student or young person can have an immediate and devastating impact on your career. If you are charged with sexual abuse or criminal sexual activity, your career and your liberty demand an experienced criminal defense attorney.
At the Law Office of Philip R. Nathe, you will find a Naperville counselor sexual abuse allegations attorney with decades of experience in the region’s criminal justice system. We understand how to protect you and your rights by building a strong defense to these devastating charges.
Criminal Charges With Serious Consequences
If you have been accused of a sex offense, you can expect an immediate suspension or termination from your coaching or counseling job. In addition, allegations of sexual misconduct by counselors, coaches and others who have a position of authority over a young person can result in serious criminal charges.
It’s not just your career that is in limbo with a sex charge — your freedom is at stake.
Convictions for sexual abuse and sexual assault can result in jail or prison time, significant fines, years of probation and other penalties. For many people, the most challenging part of a conviction for a sex crime is the requirement to register as a sex offender.
Aggressive Representation When The Stakes Are High
Our team understands the high-stakes charges you are facing. We are familiar with these urgent situations and will begin work immediately on a strong defense for you. Our goal will be to protect you from the criminal charges, help you avoid a sex offender registry requirement and help you protect your career.