If you have been charged with sexual offences, SAHARAN FAMILY & CRIMINAL LAWYERS can help you.

If you are pleading guilty there is a lot of preparation that can be done that will help to put your offending in its true context.

If you are pleading not guilty then we can assist in getting an acquittal.

If you have been charged with a sexual offence it is vital that you obtain legal advice as soon as possible. We understand that these matters can be very awkward and distressing to talk about.

Sex offences are very complex and rely on differing versions of events, memories and timelines. The laws relating to prosecuting sexual offences are complex.

It is important you seek advice from an experienced sexual offence lawyer.

There are a range of Sexual offences in Western Australia that are contained in the Criminal Code (WA).  There are sexual offences against children as well as sexual offences against adults. The lack of consent is an essential element in most sexual offences against adults.

Some of the sexual offences in WA are:

  • Involving child in child exploitation
  • Producing child exploitation material
  • Distribute, or (b) possess with intent to distribute, child exploitation material
  • Possess child exploitation material
  • Sexual offences against child between 13 and 16
  • Sexual offences against child under 13
  • Sexual penetration without consent
  • Aggravated sexual penetration without consent
  • Indecent assault

Indecent Assault

Indecent assaults are an either-way offence meaning that they can be dealt with in both Magistrates Court and District Court.

Have you been accused of a sexual offence? We can help you by answering your important legal questions in confidence.

We are experienced criminal lawyers who know how to run successful defences and can prepare the best defence strategy for you.

Being accused of a sexual offence can have a devastating effect on a person.

Police Interview

You may want to know – should I make a statement to the Police? Should I attend a Police interview? Do I need to give my DNA? Will the Police release me if I explain my side of the story?

Anything you say to the Police can become evidence against you.

Call our office if the Police want to speak with you about an allegation of Assault with Intent to Commit a Sexual Offence.

Pleading not guilty

Are there people who can give statements that would assist you? What have police not investigated that they should?

We are criminal lawyers who can assist with sexual offences. We believe it is very important for our clients to understand what charges they are facing and what they mean. Preparing a case strategy early is critical to increase the chances of charges being withdrawn or obtaining no conviction at trial.

Pleading guilty

We will help you to prepare your plea to get the possible outcome if you are pleading guilty to a sexual offence. We will arrange the necessary documents or reports for your Court appearance. These documents can have a significant effect on the penalty you get from the Court.


Most sexual offences are indictable offences in WA, which means that they will end up in the District Court.

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