Sex Crimes Lawyers
Aggressive Sex Crime Defense
Elliot R. Zinger, P.C. has the experience to defend our clients against prosecution for any sex crime. Facing charges for a sex offense can be overwhelming & confusing:
- Criminal sexual abuse
- Solicitation of a minor
- Statutory rape
- Aggravated criminal sexual assault
- Predatory criminal sexual assault
- Failing to register as a sex offender
If convicted, you could be facing a permanent criminal record, time in prison, extensive fines, and mandated registry as a sex offender for the rest of your life. With such devastating consequences, it is vital to contact us as soon as possible in order to formulate your best defense and protect your future.
Child Pornography & Internet Sex Crimes
Possession or distribution of child pornography, or soliciting a minor for sex, carries major consequences for conviction, including prison and registration as a sex offender. We explore all avenues of defense to get charges dropped or reduced. If you are convicted or plead guilty, we will advocate that your punishment should fit the crime.
Prosecutors must prove your knowledge and intent. We employ computer forensics experts and other resources to support your defense. In online solicitation charges, we also look for evidence that the alleged victim misrepresented their age or that undercover sex crime officers acted outside the law to entrap you.
Sex Offenses in Illinois
Conviction for sexual assault or sex with a minor carries prison time and sex offender status. We exhaust all possible defenses to dismiss charges, challenge the allegations at trial, or negotiate with prosecutors for a favorable plea to a lesser offense. In sexual assault cases, we examine all evidence DNA evidence, police reports, conflicting statements of the victim, and potential false accusations. We can also present evidence to argue that sex was consensual, and that the victim has a reason.
Elliot Zinger has defended many sexual assault and abuse cases in Cook County courts. In State v. Greenlaw, Mr. Zinger won a Not Guilty verdict in a rape case tried before a Judge. In State v. Schott, the Appellate Court specifically cited Mr. Zinger’s vigorous cross examination of the alleged victim while reversing a jury’s conviction in a Sexual Assault of a Child case. Mr. Zinger was lead counsel in a highly publicized Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault case in 2007 before Hon. Judge Garrett Howard in Skokie, Illinois. The case was tried before the bench and resulted in Defendant being found Not Guilty on all charges.
Contact Elliot R. Zinger, P.C.. immediately if you have been charged with any sexual offense. We offer a free initial consultation to advise you of your rights, the possible consequences and your legal options.