Sexual offenses in New Jersey are governed by N.J.S.A. 2C:14-1 et al., and carry substantial penalties upon conviction. There is also a requirement that convicted sex offenders register under Megan’s Law, N.J.S.A. 2C:7-1 et al. If charged with a sex offense, it is imperative that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately to determine your rights, potential consequences, and any available defenses that may exist.