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Davis Accepts Resignation Of Teacher Accused of Sex Crimes

A junior high school teacher accused of sex crimes has tendered his resignation to the Davis Joint Unified School District and it has been accepted, according to a recent report. John O’Brien, 40, was charged in Yolo Superior Court after his November arrest on charges of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old boy.

O’Brien, who was a teacher at Harper Junior High School, resigned in exchange for $37,000, which represented a portion of his unpaid sick leave. The board voted 5-0 to accept the terms of his resignation rather than fight what could have been an expensive dismissal battle.

Sex Crimes Involve More Than Just Charges

The repercussions of being charged with a sex crime, especially one involving a minor child, are extraordinary when compared to other crimes. Sex crimes carry not only potentially serious criminal penalties but may also affect the accused’s entire life. Your ability to make a living, your standing in the community and your relationship with your family may all be in jeopardy.

Unfortunately, while you are technically innocent until proven guilty when charged with a sex crime, you may find that many people believe anyone who is charged is automatically guilty. This presents a serious problem if you try to fight for your rights in criminal court, where a jury may be pre-disposed against you because of the nature of the charges.

This is one reason why it is so important to have the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney when you are facing these types of charges. A good attorney can help you fight the charges and mount a vigorous defense. Your attorney not only represents you in court but also evaluates every aspect of your case to ensure that you are protected at all times.

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