Sex Crimes

Consequences of Sex Offender Registry Violations in Ohio

When someone is ordered to register as a sex offender in Ohio, it is not something to take lightly. Our state takes the sex offender registry very seriously, including violations. You must understand the requirements and the potential consequences of violating registration rules.  What Is the Ohio Sex Offender Registry?  The sex offender registry is… read more

Are Sex Offenders Required To Notify Neighbors and Employers?

Being convicted of a sex offense typically brings jail time, probation, and fines. As if this isn’t enough, you may also be required to register as a sex offender, which can have a significant impact on all aspects of your life. In some circumstances, you may be able to negotiate with the prosecutor and plead… read more

Major Signs that A Person May Be a Sexual Predator

A person who is a sexual predator by all appearances lives a normal, stable life. However, research indicates that sexual predators share certain traits or signs based on the science of criminal profiling and psychology. Note sexual deviancy is something that may be addressed with intensive counseling.  A person who falls into the category of… read more

Can a 17-year-old Girl Date an 18-Year-Old Boy? And if They Have Sexual Relations at That Age, is it Illegal in Ohio?

It’s important for 18-year-olds in Ohio to understand its age of consent laws so that they don’t inadvertently find themselves facing serious sex crimes accusations due to ignorance or misunderstanding about what constitutes an appropriate romantic relationship. What You Need to Know About Ohio’s Age of Consent Laws In Ohio, it is illegal for someone… read more

How To Prove Innocence When Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

Accusations of sexual assault and other sex crimes carry significant weight and can have devastating consequences for the accused. These allegations can ruin reputations, careers, and even entire lives, regardless of whether the accused is guilty.  The cultural and societal stigma associated with sexual assault can make it challenging for the accused to receive a… read more

Four Defenses to Statutory Rape in Cincinnati 

Facing statutory rape charges in Ohio is a scary experience, but it’s important to understand that there may be defenses available to you depending on your individual circumstances. If you’ve been charged with statutory rape, the experienced criminal defense attorneys from Suhre & Associates are here to help.  We have successfully defended countless clients facing… read more

What is the Difference Between Escorting and Prostitution?

Many people use the words “escorting” and “prostituting” interchangeably. However, when performed correctly, an escort may offer a legal service to a client. Unfortunately, many prostitution enterprises hide behind the word “escort.”  In short, prostitution is the exchange of sex for money or something else of value. On the other hand, escorting offers a person’s… read more

Are You Legally Required to Tell Someone You Have Herpes in Ohio?

Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD). Herpes can be spread by having sex with another person. Currently, there is no cure for genital herpes. If you give someone an STD, you could be sued for damages in a personal injury lawsuit. Additionally, it is illegal to knowingly harm another person under Ohio… read more

Butler County Pastor Pleads Guilty in Child Sex Crime Case

A pastor in Butler County pled guilty to charges of enticement and coercion earlier in June 2020. Before proceeding, we want to warn you that some of the details of the case may be disturbing. Cesar Agusto Guerrero, Jr. admitted that he engaged in sexual acts twice with a 17-year old girl. The sexual acts… read more

What Is the Age of Consent in Ohio?

Here in the Buckeye State, the age of consent is 16. That means – in the eyes of the law – anyone younger than 16 simply doesn’t have the maturity to engage in sexual acts, including oral sex. Even if you were told by your partner that they’re older than 16, police could still charge… read more