Why Choose Jones + Associates for Crimes Against Children matters
oth Queensland and Commonwealth legislation contain specific provisions when it comes to offences committed against children. Penalties are significant, including life imprisonment for aggravated circumstances, however there are available defences available in certain circumstances.
A ‘child’ means a person under 16 or a person under 18 with an impairment of the mind.
Offences against children can include:
- Indecent treatment of a child;
- Carnal knowledge with or of a child;
- Grooming a child (or their parent or carer);
- Making child exploitation material;
- Maintaining a sexual relationship with a child;
- Failure to protect child from sexual offence;
- Failure to report belief of child sexual offence committed in relation to child.
Police investigations regarding these types of matters include ‘pre-text’ phone calls, which are calls made by the complainant young persons to extract a statement or statements against ones interests.
Strenuous Legal Advice & Representation
Think of Queensland’s most prominent criminal law cases and it’s likely that Jones + Associates, Director, Alex Jones has been involved.
We have a reputation for strong legal advice and representation.
Strong Expertise & Experience in Complex Legal Matters
Jones + Associates has extensive experience and a proven track record in achieving great results in legal matters from the most complex, to the most simple.
Regardless where your legal matter is within the matrix, you can rest assured that our experience and expertise is unrivalled.
We Leave No Stone Unturned
Having been involved in some of Queensland’s biggest legal cases, we know a thing or two about the importance of evidence. We’ve trawled through literally rooms of every conceivable piece of evidence in very complex legal cases.
At Jones + Associates, you can expect us to leave no stone unturned when it comes to your legal matter.