Sex Crime Defense

We can help you understand the forensic evidence, including DNA evidence, to create an effective defense strategy for Vermont sex crimes.

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Sex crimes can carry social stigma and negative consequences even before a conviction. The attorneys at Burke Law have helped many clients navigate this difficult climate while creating a strategic defense to minimize or avoid future consequences such as jail or prison time, sex offender registration, and felony convictions.

We can help you understand the forensic evidence, including DNA evidence, to create an effective defense strategy for Vermont sex crimes.

At Burke Law, we guide you through every stage of the criminal process. From arraignment to disposition, our criminal defense attorneys identify the strengths of your case and zealously advocate on your behalf. If you are charged with a crime it is important to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

Sex Crime Defense FAQs

Sexual Assault is a serious charge in Vermont. A conviction for Sexual Assault in Vermont can result in a felony on your record, sex offender registration requirements and a lengthy prison sentence. If you have been charged with Sexual Assault in Vermont contact Burke Law for a free, confidential case consultation. Our attorneys have successfully defended sexual assault charges and will help guide you through this difficult time.

Sex Crimes in Vermont receive media attention. The attorneys at Burke Law have experience defending highly publicized Sex Crimes in Vermont. Contact us today for a free, confidential case consultation.

Contact an attorney as soon as possible. Sex Crimes are serious offenses in Vermont. If you had consensual sex with someone and are concerned that individual may claim later that it was not consensual sex it is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible. We offer free, confidential case consultations.

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“We take a highly personalized approach to every case we fight. We believe in criminal justice and will ensure that we get you the best results possible.”
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Client Testimonials

"Jessica Burke was extremely professional, knowledgeable, compassionate and understanding. Her hard work showed in the positive result."
"Jessica is great. She goes to bat for you with everything she has. Both she, and, Simone make every effort to make you comfortable, and explain your options and next steps. Very well priced with a great value.
"Jess is fantastic! Very up front and highly knowledgable with a strong community network behind her. Always does an outstanding job and the first consult is free!!"
"Leah Henderson is a proactive advocate for the ones who need her in action when facing the possibility of charges that can affect the rest of your lives."
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Why Burke Law?

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Experienced, Connected, and Results-Driven

Our team has decades of combined experience working within the local courts in Vermont. Our relationships with prosecutors and judges help us to make sure our clients get the best outcomes possible.

Energetic, Eager to Advocate, and Passionate About Justice

We are professionals with the experience and energy to fight for what we believe in and advocate for our clients, even if it means taking a case to trial. We’re passionate about helping our clients move forward with their lives.

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