Sex crimes are serious offenses, and are vigorously prosecuted in Florida, in particular. Your involvement in such charges can cause you to contract rigid penalties and can ruin your reputation, whether you are acquitted of the crime or not. If you do not have experienced, high-caliber legal help, you may find yourself facing the prospect of losing a monumental legal battle. The best way to fight this battle is to employ the services of a proficient Miami Criminal Lawyer who has your best interest in mind.
If you find yourself in this alarming situation, do not panic. The Hoffman Firm has an expert legal team lead by Miami Criminal Lawyer Evan Hoffman, who is a former prosecutor and an experienced criminal lawyer. The Hoffman Firm can help you if you are wrongly accused. Pick up the phone and call us today for a FREE consultation (305) 249-0090 or contact us online.
Our sex crimes services include:
- Child Pornography
- Indecent Exposure
- Lewd & Lascivious Battery
- Lewd & Lascivious Molestation
- Prostitution & Solicitation
- Sexual Battery and Rape
- Statutory Rape
According to The Hoffman Firm, sex crimes fall into seven basic categories. Child pornography is considered exploitation of children and under Florida law, child pornography is considered a third degree felony and in punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Secondly, indecent exposure constitutes exposure of sexual organs and is classified as a first degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in prison. Lewd and lascivious battery is defined as adults engaging in sexual activity with minors, is considered a second degree felony and is punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Lewd and lascivious molestation involves sexually related activity with minors as well and can be punishable by up to life in prison.
Sexual battery and rape are defined as forcibly making an adult engage in sexual activity, are charged as felonies and are punishable by up to life in prison. Lastly, statutory rape is defined as engaging in sexual activity with a person who is younger than the legal age of consent, which is 16 years old in Florida, and is punishable by up to 15 years in prison for first time offenders and up to 40 years for habitual offenders.
Sex crimes are extremely serious charges and can not only result in severe prison time sentences, but can damage one’s reputation and standing in their community as well. If you find yourself in such a situation, it is critically important that you seek the services of a skilled Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer.
Regardless of your circumstances and even if the state or federal government might be likely get a conviction, the law offices of The Hoffman Firm will fight in your defense. The Hoffman Firm is a trustworthy, dependable company that offers Fort Lauderdale sex crimes services. Would you like to learn more about our Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer services and how we can fight for you? Call now for a FREE consultation (305) 249-0090 or contact us online.
Did you know?
According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), 44% of victims are under age 18 and 80% are under age 30.