Fort Lauderdale Sex Crime Lawyer
An Overview Charges
Have you been accused of a sex crime in the Fort Lauderdale area? This
can be a stressful and frightening experience, especially if you have
never encountered the harsh ways of the criminal justice system. Crimes
of this nature are some of the easiest accusations to make, and you may
have been accused of a sex crime simply because someone was looking to
deface your name and your reputation.
The penalties for being convicted of a sex crime in Florida are severe
and will have a lasting impact on your life. Thanks to laws such as Jessica's
Law and Megan's law, anyone who is convicted of a sex crime is required
to register as a sex offender in the national database.
Sex offender registration will stay with you for the rest of your life and may impact your ability
to live in certain neighborhoods or apply for certain jobs. Don't
risk your future freedom, talk to us about your charges immediately.
Cases We Handle
Being charged with a sex crime is a very serious matter that requires legal
skill and diligence to avoid penalties. There are numerous types of sex
crimes and the penalties vary depending on the specific crime committed.
All sex crimes include prison time, and some charges can result in life
in prison. Some of the major sex crimes that we can help you fight against include:
This crime involves any sexual exploitation of a child (under the age
of 18). The most common form of child pornography is the online form.
The FBI is cracking down their task force on internet pornography crimes
as of late.
This involves the sexual touching or any other kind of sexual act of one
person forced on another person. Child molestation in particular is a
severe crime because it involves the victimization of those under 18 years of age.
This is a charge of sexual assault that could be a pattern or a one-time
act, but always involves the forced sexual action of one person upon another.
Sex with a Minor
This can be more appropriately called "statutory rape" and it
involves having sex with an individual who is said to be under the age
Also referred to as a "lascivious act," this crime involves
immoral sexual actions. It is a broad term that can refer to types of
pornography, sex with a child or other types of obscenity.
This crime is closely related with the crime of indecent exposure. It
refers to approaching another person and asking them to perform sexual acts.
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
With over 40 years of combined legal experience, our
criminal defense firm has the capability to aggressively defend your rights against these
charges and more. We know the horrific consequences that follow a sex
crime conviction, and we are determined to protect you, your reputation,
and your relationships. Our legal team is available to take phone calls
at all hours of day, at night, on weekends and even on holidays. Do not
wait any longer to call our firm; we have already successfully handled
thousands of cases, and we are ready to take on yours today as well.