Dearborn County Child Molestation Attorneys
30+ Years of Collective Legal Experience
Child molestation allegations are among the most serious of criminal charges in Indiana. If you believe you are being investigated or if you have been charged with this offense, you should seek the legal help of an attorney experienced in handling such matters. At Bleile & Dawson, our legal team focuses the entirety of its practice on sex crime defense. Because of our specific concentration in this field, we offer hard-won insight and ability into every case entrusted to our care. We fully understand the criminal and social consequences you face and make it our job to build the best defense possible.
Contact our legal team for legal counsel regarding your case at (812) 747-9771 today. You can also contact Bleile & Dawson online.
Indiana Child Molestation Laws
Depending on the circumstances surrounding the case, child molestation offenses are charged at various levels of felonies.
These felonies include:
- Felony level 4: fondling or touching with the intention of satisfying the sexual desires of either the child or the defendant, punishable by a prison term of 2 – 12 years and a fine of up to $10,000
- Felony level 3: knowing or intentional sexual conduct or intercourse with a minor less than 14, punishable by a prison term of 6 – 20 years and a fine of up to $10,000
- Felony Level 2: an upgrade from a Level 4 when it includes the threat of force, a deadly weapon, or the use of drugs which increases prison terms to 10 – 30 years
- Felony Level 1: an upgrade from a Level 3 when the defendant is 21 or above, when deadly force or a deadly weapon is used, when resulting in serious bodily injury, when drugs are used, or when it results in the transmission of a dangerous disease, all of which increase prison terms to 20 – 40 years
Bring Your Case to Our Top-Rated Lawrenceburg Law Firm
Bleile & Dawson has extensive experience handling pre-arrest and arrest cases involving alleged child molestation. Let us protect you and go on the offensive in communicating on your behalf, seeking to minimize the consequences, and challenging the claims against you. We are passionate about defending your legal rights and working diligently to help preserve your reputation, your freedom, and your future.
Talk to a Dearborn County child molestation defense lawyer about your case at (812) 747-9771.
Not Guilty Rape
Investigation Terminated, No Arrest of Client Rape, Gross Sexual Abuse
Case Dismissed Rape, Unlawful Sexual Contact With a Minor
No Charges Filed Child Pornography
Case Dismissed; No Criminal Charges Filed Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence
No Charges Filed; No Arrest Rape
No Charges Filed Gross Sexual Imposition
Client arrested but Failure to Indict Rape, Gross Sexual Imposition
No Charges Filed Incest
Trial, Decision of Judge to Dismiss Our Client Rape, Incest, Sexual Abuse of a Minor