Sexually related crimes are some of the most aggressively prosecuted cases in all of Florida. The potential criminal and legal consequences you could be facing when charged with any Sex Crime are severe. However the worst part of facing any sexually motivated or sexually related charge is the humiliation, ridicule and disgrace involved with accusations of sexual misconduct.
The most important thing you can do for yourself or your loved one is to contact an experienced and hard working Broward Sex Crime Defense Attorney to begin working immediately to ensure that the police and the state are following the rules and treating you fairly.
The very mention or whisper of sexual misconduct will cause tremendous ripples through the community which could have disastrous effects at your job, in your marriage or relationship, relationship with your children, children’s relationship with their friends and schooling. Further, becoming a convicted sexual offender will require that you register with the national database. Your picture will be on the internet forever branded a sex offender and your life as you knew it will be over.
Types of Sex Crimes in Florida
If you are being accused of a Sex Crime, you should be aware of the different types of Sex Crimes Florida Law lists:
- Indecent exposure
- Lewd and lascivious conduct
- Possession of child pornography
- Transmission of material harmful to a minor
- Sexual battery
- Lewd and lascivious molestation
- Unlawful sexual activity with minors
Depending on the type of conduct alleged these crimes range from Misdemeanors all the way through 1st Degree Felonies. You could be facing at an absolute minimum, fines and court costs with mandatory HIV/STD testing all the way through mandatory life in prison. Due to the severity of these types of Sexually Related or Sexually Motivated Offenses, it is of the utmost importance that you contact an attorney immediately.
Common Terms Used in Sex Crime Cases
- Lewd or Lascivious
- Sexual Battery
- Sex Offender Registry
- Sex Offender
- Romeo and Juliet
- Child Pornography
- Date Rape
Contact a Broward County Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
Many times, before an arrest is made, the police will want to take a potential Defendants statement. A sex crimes detective will reach out and say that someone has made a complaint, and that the police want to hear the story from the Defendants perspective.
If you are contacted by a sex crimes detective, contact Broward County Sex Crimes Defense Attorney, Grant Schwarz, immediately at 800-403-3887. A detective will do everything in his/her power to intimidate you and get you to confess to a crime. If you are being contacted by a detective it is important that you protect your rights.