Guiding You Through Serious Sex Crime Allegations
When an individual is charged with luring, it can be detrimental to their career and future. This is because luring is the act of successfully, or attempting, to get a minor to enter a car or home away from his or her family or guardian. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as innocent acts may be misconstrued as an attempt to lure a child. If you have been charged with luring, there are numerous defenses that may be used on your behalf, and having a dedicated attorney can help with the process.
At Koffel Brininger Nesbitt, our Columbus luring defense lawyers have seen many cases in which innocent individuals were accused of luring despite their acts being harmless in nature. We know that the prosecution has to prove a number of things in a case involving luring. This is important to your case because we know how to combat these allegations every step of the way.
In a luring case, the following must be shown to secure a conviction:
- The defendant ordered, lured, or attempted to lure a minor
- The defendant ordered, lured, or attempted to lure a developmentally disabled individual
- The defendant tried to lure the minor into an are blocked from public view
- The defendant did not have consent of the minor’s parents or guardian
- The defendant is unknown to the minor
For a free legal consultation with a luring lawyer serving Columbus, call 614-675-4845
Our team knows the consequences that our clients face when charged with luring of a minor. We work hard to show that the act was of an innocent nature and that there was no attempt to harm the minor. When you hire our firm, you can trust that your case is in good hands. We are AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and we have handled countless cases over the years.
Stated in Ohio statute 2907.07, any person who is convicted of luring, or “importuning,” is subject to a felony charge in the third or fifth degree. This can result in a prison term, probation, and registration as a sex offender. If you have been arrested for or suspected of luring, reach out to us as soon as possible. The sooner we begin building your case, the better your chances of having a favorable resolution. You can trust that from the very beginning of your case, your rights and freedom are our top priority.