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Sex Crimes

Los Angeles Sex Crimes Attorney

Being labeled asex offender is simply unthinkable in today’s world. It is the modern day scarlet letter. Ms. Goldstein knows just how hard it is to fight the stigma associated with a sex crimes accusation and understands how devastating the consequences of a sex crime conviction can be for her clients. As such, Ms. Goldstein has only one goal in mind: to win your sex crimes case.

  • Child Pornography
  • Child molestation
  • Rape
  • Internet sex crimes

Child Pornography

The harsh penalties in today’s justice system for child pornography crimes, border on cruel and unusual punishment. Even for child possession charges, and a first time offender, an accused faces lengthy prison sentences and mandatory registration as a sex offender for life.

Ms. Goldstein is a leading expert in defending cases involving the possession distribution, and production of child pornography. She will rely on many proven strategies to fight your case including the use of forensic computer and psychological experts as well as her cutting-edge skill and knowledge. Most importantly Ms. Goldstein will tirelessly fight for you.

Child Molestation

Child molestation is simply one of the most shocking and serious crimes a person can be accused of. Unfortunately, it is common for people from all walks of life to be falsely accused and charged with child molestation.

There are countless reasons why a child might make a false accusation of child molestation against you including: coercion or coaching by others (like a parent) divorce proceedings, custody proceedings, or a history of mental illness or lying.

Ms. Goldstein knows just how challenging molestation cases can be and has dedicated a substantial part of her practice to defending you against these emotionally-charged and difficult cases.


Ms. Goldstein is committed to protecting your rights and your reputation against false accusations of rape. Ms. Goldstein knows just how high the stakes are in rape cases and is dedicated to protecting your reputation and winning your freedom.

Ms. Goldstein is an expert in rape defense and uses her proven trial record of success as well as her knowledge and creativity to win your case.
Further, as a female defense lawyer she has an advantage both in terms of appearance to the jury and ability to aggressively cross-examine the accuser.

Internet sex crimes

The Internet, cell phones, and social media, are an inescapable part of modern life. The way we meet people, form relationships, and communicate with one another, involves the use of modern technology. Unfortunately, the law penalizes Internet sex crimes very harshly—even for conduct limited to online communications that would never have gone beyond the computer screen and into the “real” world.

From sexting, to arranging to meet an under aged girl or boy for a sexual purpose, to lewd online chats, Ms. Goldstein expertly and compassionately defends against all types of Internet sex crimes.

Find Passion and Persistence at the Law Offices of Karen L. Goldstein

The Law Offices of Karen L. Goldstein practices exclusively criminal defense and has extensive experience with all sex crimes charges such as:
  • Child Molestation
  • Child Pornography
  • Rape
  • Internet Sex Crimes
  • Solicitation and Prostitution
  • Arranging to Meet a Minor for a Lewd Purpose
  • Lewd Internet Chatting/Sexting