Sex Crimes

Can I Date a 17-Year-Old Being 19 Years Old?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 16, 2021 | Sex Crimes

What is the Age of Consent in California? Unlike other states that allow minors to consent to sexual intercourse, the age of consent in California is 18 years. A person under the age of 18 years cannot legally consent to sexual intercourse. The age of consent is the same for both males and females. Therefore,… read more

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What is the Difference Between Escorting and Prostitution?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Dec 15, 2020 | Sex Crimes

For many people, there is little difference between an escort and a prostitute. They use the words interchangeably. However, under California criminal law, there is a distinct difference that makes one act legal, and the other act illegal. What is an Escort? An escort is someone who is paid to spend time with you. The… read more

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How to Prove Innocence When Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 13, 2020 | Sex Crimes

Being falsely accused of sexual assault is devastating. Accusations of sexual assault are serious criminal charges. The consequences of a conviction could negatively impact your life in numerous ways. You need to begin protecting yourself right now if you have been accused of sexual assault. Contact a sexual assault defense lawyer immediately. You need to… read more

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Southern California Uber Driver Accused of Rape

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jan 16, 2020 | Sex Crimes

Uber can be really convenient. You can avoid traffic and not have to worry about driving if you’ve had a few drinks. However, there are increasing safety concerns when it comes to Uber – and those concerns aren’t about accidents. Those concerns center on sexual assaults, rapes, and murders committed by Uber drivers. Earlier this… read more

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What is the Age of Consent in California?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Nov 25, 2019 | Sex Crimes

Can a 16-year-old date an 18-year-old? Can a 15-year-old date a 19-year-old? Is it okay for teens to have sex if both are fully on board and want to willingly engage in the act? These questions – or similar variations – are asked more frequently than you might think. And, for good reason. When sex… read more

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Is It Illegal to Have Sex in a Car in Los Angeles?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Aug 14, 2019 | Sex Crimes

Maybe your date went really well. Or, perhaps you’re trying to steal a moment alone, away from the kids to be close to your spouse. Whatever the reason, you find yourself having sex in your car. Is that legal in California? Does it depend on where you’re parked? Or, is having sex in your car… read more

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What is Sex Trafficking?

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jul 19, 2019 | Sex Crimes

Jeffrey Epstein, a former investment banker and financier, has been arrested in New York on sex trafficking charges. He’s been accused of paying underage girls, molesting them, and ordering them to have sex with himself and various friends on his private jet and at two of his homes. These allegations date back to the early-to-mid… read more

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Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Multiple Women in Los Angeles

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jun 20, 2019 | Sex Crimes

Police have arrested a man they believe is responsible for a series of recent sexual assaults in Los Angeles. According to reports, 32-year-old Carlos Vazquez Castro attacked and inappropriately touched several women along Olympic Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard last week. Police also believe some attacks occurred at women’s nearby homes. Castro is facing felony criminal… read more

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North Hollywood Aide Arrested For Child Molestation and Abuse

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Jun 05, 2019 | Sex Crimes

A teacher’s aide in Los Angeles has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing six elementary school children. According to reports, a group of 10 and 11-year-old children realized that they’d all been touched inappropriately by their classroom aide. They brought the issue to the attention of the administration at Oxnard Street Elementary in North Hollywood…. read more

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Sting Operation Results in Arrests of 15 Men For Solicitation in Los Angeles

by Ambrosio Rodriguez | Feb 14, 2019 | Sex Crimes

Prostitution is the world’s oldest profession. However, prostitution only exists because there are individuals willing to solicit sex in exchange for money. Over the past year, Los Angeles has allocated countless resources to stopping prostitution. In 2018, the Los Angeles Police Department made more than 230 prostitution-related arrests. The department’s efforts have extended into the… read more

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