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Child Molestation

Have You Been Accused of Child Molestation?

Even being accused of sexual abuse of a minor can cause serious damage to your life, your family and your reputation in the community. Conviction of these charges can absolutely destroy these things. Unfortunately, these charges are often brought against innocent people.

In our many years of practice, we have seen people use child molestation allegations to gain an advantage in child custody cases, to cause damage to former boyfriends and more. We have also seen cases in which an unstable adolescent girl has accused someone — a relative, a stepfather, a boyfriend, or foster care provider — with inappropriate contact. At the law offices of John W. Callahan, Ltd., we know how to get to the bottom of these matters and help protect you.

To speak within minutes with an experienced attorney about child molestation charges, call us at 1-877-335-6697 today. You can also e-mail us.

Challenging the Charges

We have obtained retractions of accusations from some of the complaining witnesses in our cases, using our team of investigators. This can result in a dismissal of the charges. If a case goes all the way to trial, we aggressively cross-examine those who have made false accusations, with the goal of shredding their stories.

John W. Callahan, Ltd. use serious investigation to get to the bottom of these cases. We understand that even being accused of improper touching of a minor can have damaging repercussions for you. Our thorough investigation will help bring the true facts to light.

Our team will find answers to questions such as:

  • Was the victim even at your home when the crime was alleged to have been committed?
  • Why did it take so long for the victim to bring charges?
  • Was the complainant on medication for depression or mental illness?

We can defend parents accused of child molestation by former spouses, teachers accused of taking advantage of minor students, foster parents charged with molesting foster children and anyone else who faces these allegations. We know how to determine false allegations. We know how to provide you with the experienced criminal defense you deserve.

Serious Investigation Gets to the Heart of False Allegations

In one particularly tricky case, a prominent business owner was accused of molesting the child of his ex-girlfriend, as well as the child of the woman's friend. After digging deep, we discovered a trail of evidence demonstrating that the two women conspired with each other. They made these allegations against the man after he broke up with his ex-girlfriend because he had discovered she had cheated on him. With this compelling evidence, we were able to clear the man's name.*

Defending Against Child Molestation Accusations in Naperville & DuPage County

With decades of experience on our side, the attorneys at the law offices of Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd. have seen a wide range of child molestation cases. We have seen matters in which people use false allegations to gain an advantage in domestic disputes, to cause damage to former spouses, and more.

We have also seen several cases where an unstable adolescent girl has accused a relative or stepfather or boyfriend or foster care giver with inappropriate contact.

Our experienced defense attorneys represent clients in matters involving a range of sex crimes.

Steps we have taken to win these cases

We have obtained retractions of accusations from some of the complaining witnesses in our cases, using our team of investigators. These retractions are transcribed under oath and sent to the prosecutors who have then dismissed the charges. When the case warrants it, we have taken these false accusations to trial and cross examined the accuser and shredded their testimony until the judge did not believe it - not guilty in that case despite the complainant testifying.

Important to get in touch with us ASAP

Clients who have hired us after being told to and actually pleading guilty were amazed at some of the questions we thought basic. Did you get work records to show you weren't home when the crime was alleged to have happened? Was the victim at your home on the date in question? Why did it take so long for the victim to bring these charges? Was the complainant on medication for depression or mental illness? These helped our clients in several cases.

We use serious investigation to get to the bottom of these matters. Our team understands that even being accused of improper touching of a minor can cause serious damage to you, your family and your reputation at work and in the community. We are here to protect you.

When you choose Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd. to represent you, we will go into your case with one goal only: winning. We are not interested in anything less than helping you avoid jail and keeping your record clean. We are willing to put in the time and effort to accomplish that goal. We are trial lawyers, ready to take the matter to the highest level to fight for you.

Whether you are a parent accused of child molestation by a former spouse, a teacher accused of taking advantage of a student, an adopted parent charged with molesting a child in your care or anyone else dealing with these terrible allegations, we can help. We are ready to provide you with the strong criminal defense that we believe you need on your side.

Call us at 1-877-335-6697 to speak within minutes with a lawyer about your child molestation case. You can also e-mail us. Our team is available to represent people in Chicago, Schaumburg and the surrounding parts of Illinois.

*These are past results and do not constitute a guarantee of future results.