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Sex Crimes

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:

Child Pornography
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.

Child Molestation
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.

Rape
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 of consent.

Lewd Conduct
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.

Solicitation
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.

Obtain Immediate Legal Help

To save your license, you must act within 10 days. Contact a partner about your case at (954) 519-2290 or fill out the form here.

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